The WRTG 3020 courses --- Topics in Writing --- focus upon rhetorical forms students will use in academia, in the workplace, and in the civic domain, across a full spectrum of persuasive strategies, including analysis and argument. These courses emphasize the situational quality of writing and the rhetorical context: the relationship between writer, reader, subject, and purpose in the formation of a text.
The courses delve deeply into:
- Critical thinking and its written application
- Writing processes
- Rhetorical situations
- Mechanics & style