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Writing Requirement II

Semester Units




Course Description

Students are required to complete a college-level writing course that strengthens their knowledge of research techniques for academic writing. Skills covered include the application of the basics of research writing, meaningful analysis in research, integrating research according to citation conventions, and improving revising, editing and proofreading skills.

Students may fulfill this requirement by completion of English Composition II or Workplace Writing II via Sophia at; or by completion of a comparable course at an accredited college, or by transfer credit. For guidance on completing this requirement, contact

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Apply fundamental research writing skills.

  • Conduct meaningful analysis in research.

  • Integrate research according to citation conventions.

  • Enhance revising, editing and proofreading skills.

  • Effectively communicate research findings.

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