Jul 24, 2019
ENG 456 - Studies in Rhetoric
Extensive reading, analysis, and practice in rhetorical theories and approaches. ENG 456 and ENG 556 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both. May be repeated up to 15 credits under a different subtitle. Course will be offered every year (Fall).
Prerequisite: ENG 301.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Demonstrate a foundational understanding of key rhetorical thinkers and theorists from a range of historical periods or from a range of theoretical approaches.
- Analyze and critique discursive objects using rhetorical theories.
- Demonstrate a close understanding of a small selection of rhetorical theories or approaches.
- Participate in discussions of current case studies or critical analyses involving rhetorical analysis and/or criticism.
- Undergraduate students will demonstrate a knowledge of scholarly conversations surrounding current case studies or critical analyses that deploy rhetorical analysis or criticism.
- Undergraduate students will demonstrate the ability to develop analytical arguments at the advanced undergraduate level.
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