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Academic Proposal Writing Course – Spring 2013 – A&S Upper-division Written Communication

Academic Proposal Writing

WRTG 3020-054  TR 8:00-9:15 am

Fulfills A&S Upper Division Written Communication Requirement

This course in Academic Proposal Writing, open to all students in A&S, helps students hone their critical thinking and rhetorical analysis skills as they develop research plans for proposed academic projects within their disciplines.  The course culminates with a grant proposal to pursue funding for an academic research project.  While most proposals will be for UROP grants, students may obtain instructor approval to write a different grant of similar scope.  For UROP grant guidelines and eligibility please see:  http://enrichment.colorado.edu/urop/  

Important considerations:

·        This course is not useful for graduating seniors; students will complete their UROP proposals in time to submit them for the funding cycle for the following academic year.

·        Research projects must either be in the student’s major or, if the project is interdisciplinary, include their major field of study in a significant way.

·        Students need to be committed to developing a research project worthy of funding and should have a project in mind before they begin the course.

 

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