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|ENGL 1160 - Introduction to Rhetoric|
Introduces students to major concepts, traditions, and issues in rhetorical studies. Explores the range of ways that people persuade others to change their minds or take action; the relationship among language, truth, and knowledge; and the role of language in shaping identity and culture. Focuses on recognized thinkers from the Western tradition as well as writers that challenge the rhetorical canon. Emphasizes contemporary and interdisciplinary approaches to rhetoric interested in the entire range of rhetorical artifacts, with primary attention given to methods of critically investigating texts and their effects. Prereq. ENGW 1111, ENGW 1102, ENGL 1111, or ENGL 1102 (any of which may be taken concurrently).
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Lecture
NU Core Humanities Lvl 1, UG Col Socl Sci & Humanities