Code & Name

CJ101L - Writing for the Social Sciences

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to APA writing its style and formatting. The course will meet once a week in conjunction with the student’s enrolled CJ201—Introduction to Criminal Justice Course and all meetings will serve to guide students in effectively developing an APA style paper. Special focus will be on ethical writing practices; effective use of library resources; mechanics, tone and perspective in APA writing; and the format of an APA student research paper. Students will use essay and paper topics from CJ101 (co-requisite) as the foundation for practical application of learned skills in this course.