ENG 3372 Argument for Professionals

Prerequisites: ENG 1301, ENG 1302 and 3 hours of sophomore literature. An examination of the theory and practice of argumentation with an emphasis on practical applications in genres such as speeches, legal arguments, proposals, and satire. Making use of insights from classical and contemporary rhetoric, cognitive science, and media studies, students will study techniques of persuasion and write persuasive texts. They will also gain experience in research and the use of evidence, case construction, Toulmin and Rogerian styles, and presentation strategies.


3 Credits


Required: Take ENG-1301 ENG-1302 and 3 hrs sophomore literature.