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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 111 - Writing and Power: Authority, Oppression, and Resistance

An introduction to the skills of academic research and argumentative writing, through the study writing as a form of empowerment and resistance to oppression – primarily in the context of gender, race, and colonialism.

Prerequisite: students must have appropriate test scores or have satisfactorily completed ENG100T.

Credits: (5)

General Education Category: FYE2 - Academic Writing I: Critical Reading & Responding

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

  • analyze works in a variety of genres on the link between authority and writing.
  • identify and evaluate arguments in those works.
  • argue for a thesis, based on independent research and analysis of texts.
  • use clear, grammatically correct academic prose.
  • demonstrate information literacy by locating reliable academic sources relevant to the particular topic of their final project, and by citing those sources properly.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg

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