Graduate Studies Courses
GRST 605. Reading and Conference: [Topic]. 1-16 Credits.
GRST 607. Seminar: [Topic]. 1-5 Credits.
GRST 608. Workshop: [Topic]. 1-16 Credits.
GRST 610. Experimental Course. 1-5 Credits.
GRST 621. Academic Discourse. 4 Credits.
For international graduate students. Strategies for effective interaction and discussion in academic settings, including lectures, seminars, and campus events. Feedback on intelligibility, accurate language use, and cultural appropriateness.
GRST 624. Teaching in United States Universities. 4 Credits.
Strategies for successful communication with undergraduates. Focuses on increasing cross-cultural awareness and developing language and interaction skills for effective instruction. Topics include presenting material, fielding questions, leading discussions, supervising labs.
GRST 626. Professional Presentations. 4 Credits.
Concepts and principles of academic and professional presentations for graduate students, focusing primarily on the needs of international students. Includes both theory and application in terms of cultural norms, rhetorical style, and linguistic performance. Repeatable twice for a maximum of 12 credits.
GRST 631. Graduate and Scholarly Writing I. 4 Credits.
Prepares first-year international graduate students to write academic papers; emphasis on fluency, organization, discourse conventions, accuracy, documentation, and appropriateness for writing tasks, including summaries, reviews, projects, reports, and research papers.