0.5 credit course
This is one of two courses designed to help improve academic and research skills. This class explores strategies for effectively using sources in academic papers, as well as the citation methods used by most instructors at Catholic Distance University. The class focuses not only on grammar and punctuation, but also on the rhetorical aspects of writing academic papers. Graduate Research Skills is graded pass/fail, wherein a passing grade indicates 80% competency.
This course includes written lectures and online discussion.