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Academic Writing for Graduate Architecture Students

Program Description

Academic Writing for Graduate Architecture Students is a summer course designed to familiarize international students with the conventions of acadmic graduate writing in the United States. The following topics will be covered in this course:

  • Unit 1: Introduction to academic writing for architecture
  • Unit 2: Defining terms
  • Unit 3: Using the ideas of others
  • Unit 4: Responding to others' ideas
  • Unit 5: Images, claims, and commentary
  • Unit 6: Interpreting assignments and revising texts

Program Dates

June 18 - August 9, 2019

Program Schedule

The course meets on Tuesdays and Fridays from 12-1:30 pm, for a total of 13, 90-minute class periods.

Program Instructors

Instructors are English language professionals who have extensive experience working with international graduate students.


Please contact Elizabeth Gillstrom at if you are interested in joining the course. It is only open to international participants in the Architecture department's Summer Preparatory Program.