PWR 215 PROFESSIONAL WRITING AND RHETORIC

This course is designed to introduce students to the study and practice of professional writing from the perspective of rhetoric, one of the oldest liberal arts. Students will learn about the wide range of possibilities connected to the broad term "professional writing;" understand what assuming a rhetorical perspective on writing means; gain a broad sense of the issues, topics and practices that mark the field of professional writing and rhetoric; become part of the ongoing conversations that make up the field; understand professional writing and rhetoric as a socially situated art and practice; gain some practical hands-on experience through a variety of professional writing projects and integrate scholastic research into reflective professional practice. 

Credits

4 sh

Prerequisite

ENG 110

Course Types

Multimedia Authoring Elective

Offered

Offered fall and spring.

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