COMPOSITION II: ANALYSIS & ARGUMENT

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Argument is a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating truth or falsehood. Argument is one of the traditional modes of discourse.

ENGL 102 SYLLABUS

START:
August 17, 2015
DURATION:
8 WEEKS & 16 WEEKS
ID:
ENGL 102
CREDIT:
3

INSTRUCTORS:

susan sims
Susan Sims
English Instructor
robin shawland
Robin Shawland
Department Chair

Categories

English

In this course students engage, analyze, and synthesize complex ideas in essays that are argumentative in style and voice. In addition to reading and studying written texts, students experiment with rhetorical strategies that will enhance their written ability to persuade readers to accept as valid their carefully considered and supported positions. Pre-requisite: ENGL 101 or equivalent.