Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Writing 2215F/G

ENCODING PERSUASION: RHETORICAL THEORY


This course introduces students to basic precepts of rhetorical theory, and their application to communication analysis and the practice of writing. Topics will include rhetorical argumentation, `publics' theory, and conceptions of rhetoric as both a social practice and a method.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2292F (2008-2009).

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 65% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or at least 65% in each of MIT 1020E (or both of MIT 1021F/G and MIT 1022F/G) and MIT 1025F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY B i  
Subject Code: WRITING

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