Department of English

First-Year Rhetoric and Writing Program

Overview of First-Year Rhetoric and Writing Program

Rhetoric is a humanistic discipline, one that examines diverse forms of persuasion across genres (including literature), cultures, and historical moments. Rhetoric is also a practical art that will cultivate your ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.

Faculty Guide ENGL 1310

Under the new General Education curriculum effective Fall 2014, ENGL 1310 will remain the first core writing course taken by all students at the university. ENGL 1410, ENGL 2080, ENGL 2090, or INOV 2100 will remain the second writing course options across the university. Which one of the second-semester classes a student takes is determined by his or her discipline’s requirements.

English 1310 Outcomes and Overview

Under the new General Education curriculum effective Fall 2014, ENGL 1310 will remain the first core writing course taken by all students at the university. ENGL 1410, ENGL 2080, ENGL 2090, or INOV 2100 will remain the second writing course options across the university. Which one of the second-semester classes a student takes is determined by his or her discipline’s requirements.

Faculty Guide ENGL 1410

Rhetoric and Writing II focuses on academic inquiry and argument, building upon the basic analytical and rhetorical proficiencies learned in ENGL 1310. In ENGL 1410 students write in-depth researched arguments on substantive issues (each 1410 class is focused on a theme like the 60's, immigration, education food, mass media, and Disney, and students research an aspect of the larger theme).
College of Letters, Arts & Sciences | Department of English
Phone: (719) 255-4018 | Location: CoH 1045
Department Chair Dr. Lesley Ginsberg | Phone: (719) 255-4004 | lginsber@uccs.edu
Administrative Contact: Rose Johnson | Phone: (719) 255-4018 | rjohnso8@uccs.edu
 
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