Nov 30, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

WRT 210W - Foundations of Argument

3 credit(s) Writing Intensive
This foundation course in critical thinking allows students to sharpen their abilities to form and present clear, reasoned opinions. Students analyze discourse, texts, and images to comprehend the arguments they are making; identify and evaluate the assumptions, evidence, and rhetorical strategies on which arguments are based; understand the major components of inductive and deductive reasoning; evaluate the relationships between premises and conclusions while recognizing major fallacies; and make reasoned judgments about an argument’s validity and potential consequences. No credit for RPW 210 will be given to students who have credit for WRT 111W . (Formerly RPW 210)
Prerequisite(s): WRT 110W .
Laboratory fee.

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