WRITING (WRTG)

WRTG 160 - THE ART OF PERSUASION

Intensive study and practice rhetorical strategies for writing on a variety of topics and addressed to diverse audiences.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities, Legal Studies

Prerequisites: ENG 102

Course Notes: Required for the Writing Minor.

WRTG 222 - ESSAY WRITING: TOPICS & GENRES

Study of and guided practice in the essay as a distinct and dynamic mode of writing, highlighting the essay's shifting history and current relevance. Students will explore the many possibilities of thought and expression in its variety of forms. Study of and guided practice in the essay as a distinct and dynamic mode of writing, highlighting the essay's shifting history and current relevance. Students will explore the many possibilities of thought and expression in its variety of forms.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ENG 102

Course Notes: Elective in the Writing Minor.

WRTG 230 - TECHNICAL & PROFESSIONAL WRITING

This course introduces students to writing genres commonly encountered in business and technical fields, such as reports, proposals, cover letters, instructions, and descriptions. Students will write individually and collaboratively, and complete a significant research project.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: ENG 102

WRTG 367 - TEACHING WRITING: THEORY & PRACTICE

This course explores the theory and practice of writing instruction in secondary and post-secondary educational settings, with a special emphasis on the political implications of the choices that teachers make in the writing classroom. Students will explore pedagogies, interview writing teachers, develop assignments, and conduct independent research toward the creation of a personal teaching philosophy.

Credits: 3

Attributes: Humanities

Prerequisites: WRTG 160

Course Notes: or consent.