Ohio University

AGC 5140: Academic Writing in Graduate Studies—Political Science Section

This three-hour course is specifically for graduate students in Political Science, enabling them to develop the skills they need to become successful writers in their academic and post-academic careers.

Course topics include writing a summary, book review, annotated bibliography, and literature review. Also discussed is plagiarism and citation of sources.

Strategies for organizing and developing thoughts, writing concisely in an academic style, and proofreading are also covered, as is following a citation style.

Students work on assignments they have for discipline-related courses.