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ENGL 1310 - Rhetoric and Writing I: Academic Reading and Analytical Writing

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

First course in a two-semester series, required of all students. Introduces students to academic reading and writing processes. Students develop critical reading, writing, and thinking skills through class discussion, the rhetorical analysis of academic texts, and the writing of analytical essays. Students write for a variety of purposes and audiences. Emphasis is given to reading and writing processes as multiple, and rhetorically diverse. Students may variously explore multicultural approaches to reading and writing, interdisciplinary approaches to reading and writing, community-specific definitions of literacy and language practices and/or the impact of technology upon academic reading and writing processes. Requirements include four analytical essays. ENGL 1310 is taught in a computer-mediated environment. ENGL 1310 is the first core writing course across the university. GT-C01. Prer., Score of 19+ on the English ACT; or score of 450+ on the Verbal SAT. See general information section of the Registration Handbook or the Academic Catalog for additional information.



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