Apr 02, 2023
ENG 556 - 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: admission to the Online Professional and Creative Writing MA Program or instructor consent.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Articulate foundational importance of key rhetorical thinkers and theorists from a range of historical periods or from a range of theoretical approaches.
- Demonstrate the ability to analyze and critique discursive objects using rhetorical theories.
- Closely analyze a small selection of rhetorical theories or approaches. (graduate level)
- Synthesize a theoretical perspective based on a small selection of rhetorical theories or approaches. (graduate level)
- Critique rhetorical cases or documents using a perspective drawn from a small selection of rhetorical theories of approaches. (graduate level)
- Lead discussions of current case studies or critical analyses involving rhetorical analysis and/or criticism. (graduate level)
- Engage in scholarly discourse surrounding current case studies or critical analyses that deploy rhetorical analysis or criticism.
- Demonstrate the ability to generate proposals or ideas capable of generating new knowledge in the field of rhetoric. (graduate level)
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