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ENGL 436. Topics in the History of Rhetoric

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: The development of rhetoric from its classical origins through the present. May focus on key figures, periods, or concepts.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Debate the nature of rhetoric.
2. Describe significant texts that have influenced the field of rhetoric.
3. Analyze arguments and practice critical thinking (see AAC&U rubric)
4. Connect the ideas and arguments of significant figures in the field to applications and issues in the present.
5. Write works of their own with awareness of genre and audience.

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