College Writing is a required course which develops the student’s ability to write clearly and effectively. The course introduces the student to academic writing, APA citation style, research-based exposition, and the fundamentals of academic research. The course introduces students to the development and synthesizing of argumentation in the writing process. Revision and editing will be introduced to help students develop skills to consistently improve their writing skills. Practice in expository writing – specifically informative, persuasive, analytical, and journalistic – will be the focus.