225 Foundations of Rhetoric and Writing

This is an introductory writing skills course that emphasizes writing as a process that involves prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. The course focuses on introducing foundational rhetorical concepts and strategies, generating and organizing ideas, developing paragraphs and essays, and improving sentence structure. It also reviews the conventions of punctuation, grammar, spelling, and usage as needed. Students will learn to read critically as they study and practice various modes and styles of writing. 

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