Jun 30, 2022
ENGL 302 - Discursive Writing
Theory and practice of discursive writing; critical reading and evaluation of formal and informal prose.
Prerequisites: Junior standing or above; and either CR (credit) in ENGL 300 or ENGL 301 and a score of 7 on the first-tier portfolio; or score of 7 or better on the Writing Skills test; or satisfaction of the graduation writing assessment requirement (GWAR) at any CSU campus including the UWSR at Cal State East Bay. Credit unavailable through challenge.
Credit Restrictions: Not for English major credit.
Equivalent Quarter Course: ENGL 3003.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
- write a variety of documents with clear focus, a variety of development strategies, and ideas and evidence in support of the writer’s intended purpose for a particular disciplinary or professional audience;
- use a sophisticated structure in organizing essays and a range of transitions and other coherence devices to connect ideas within and between paragraphs;
- use outside source materials appropriately to support the writer’s own ideas effectively;
- edit essays at the sentence level in order to meet expectations of academic and professional audiences;
- critically read and analyze formal and informal documents written for academic, professional, and lay audiences.
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