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ENGL 308. Introduction to Rhetorical Theories

Credits: 4
Department: English
Description: Classical and modern rhetorical theories and concepts applied to contemporary cultural contexts and rhetorical situations. Critical approaches to analyzing historical, popular or scholarly written, visual and multi-modal texts.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Analyze shifts in rhetorical theory within historical time periods.
2. Examine rhetorical figures and concepts from classical times to the present.
3. Analyze and write about texts and materials examined in class.
4. Analyze rhetoric's influence on decisions, actions, and identities.
5. Apply classical rhetorical frameworks to contemporary artifacts and contexts.

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