Undergraduate Course Offerings: 

ADV. PROFESSIONAL COMM.: WRS 230

Professional writing with critical attention to complex rhetorical situations. Practice in formal and informal written communication styles.


ADV WRI ART HUMANI: WRS 231

Advanced instruction in writing for specialist and non-specialist audiences on topics in the Arts and Humanities disciplines, with an emphasis on essay and multimodal forms of communication.


ADV WRI PEOPLE SOC | WRS 232

Advanced instruction in writing for specialist and non-specialist audiences on topics in the People and Society disciplines, with an emphasis on essay and multimodal forms of communication.


ADV WRITI FOR STEM | WRS 233

Advanced instruction in writing for specialist and non-specialist audiences on topics in the STEM disciplines, with an emphasis on essay and multimodal forms of communication.


LEGAL WRITING: WRS 331

A study of the composition of legal arguments in court opinions, legal briefs, oral arguments before the Supreme Court, and social-legal documents. Emphasis on analysis of issues, structure and style of legal writing, and the function of logic in persuasion.


WRITING FOR CIVIC ENGAGEMENT: WRS 332

This class will deeply and critically engage with a variety of texts while focusing on the value of our first-amendment rights, giving particular attention to the freedom of expression and freedom of the press including analysis of prison-writing exchange facilitated by the prison-education nonprofit Exchange for Change.

 

WRITING RESEARCH PAPER | WRS 333

Advanced techniques in conducting research and writing the research paper. Use of traditional library resources, on-line searches, the Internet, and other research methods. Strategies for effective presentation of research findings. Students not in the Bachelor of General Studies program need permission of instructor.