CO300 – Writing Arguments

Credit Hours:
3

Course Level:
Undergraduate

Semesters Offered:
Fall Spring Summer

Prerequisite: CO150 College Composition

Description: Reading, analyzing, researching, and writing arguments. In CO300 Writing Arguments, students explore the rhetorical contexts of academic and public argument by both analyzing and writing a variety of argumentative texts. Sophisticated understanding of rhetoric and argument is grounded through critical reading of articles about key issues in rhetoric including articles on revision, stases for argument, Toulmin analysis, Rogerian and mediated argument, and visual and new media argumentation. To read more about this course, see the Composition Program’s CO300 page.

This course may be taken in fulfillment of the II-B Advanced Writing category of the All University Core Curriculum.