USEM 102 - University Seminar
Further develop communication, thinking, and research skills. Explore the nature of academic inquiry via research. Develop skills and strategies to discover, evaluate, and use authoritative information and data. Explore evidence available on academic databases. Generate and revise research-based writing tasks using argumentation and policy-based perspectives; sharpen citation and documentation skills; extend rhetorical knowledge of context, purpose, and audience. Learn to design and deliver formal research presentations. Engage the learning dispositions, practices, and habits of mind that lead to academic success. University Seminar inquiry themes vary by instructor; please consult the University Studies program for current offerings. Writing Intensive: Multimodal Academic Composition, Argument, and Research Skills.
USEM 102 continues a three-term sequence beginning in USEM 101 and ending with USEM 103 . USEM 101 and lead to USEM 103. USEM 102 engages University Studies learning goals [A, B, C]. Prerequisite(s): Completion of USEM 101 with a C- or better or transfer credit of WR 121 or equivalent.
Graded (A-F) only
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