May 25, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • 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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