Course Description for (GW) Special Topics in Composition
(GW) Special Topics in Composition
Prerequisite: ENC 1101
This course will introduce students to rhetorical strategies needed for successful research-based writing in diverse academic and non-academic situations. This course will also require students to apply the principles and practices introduced in ENC1101 with a focus on the writing conventions and expectations in the academic and professional communities associated with a disciplinary area, as well as practice in writing in a variety of genres, including the argumentative essay. Students will practice addressing a variety of audiences and using research strategies relevant to discipline and professional communities. Topics will vary and may include topics in: Business; Computing, Engineering & Construction; Education and Human Services; Health; Fine Arts; History; Natural Sciences and Math; Social Sciences. Gordon Rule English credit.