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Courses - Spring 2023
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Writing Genres as Social Action
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Recommended: Satisfactory completion of the professional writing requirement (FSPW).
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
A rhetorical genre studies approach to understanding the work that texts do in the world. Examines issues of identity, power, and medium as they relate to writing in various contexts. Students analyze the texts, context(s), and social significance of a public, professional, digital, and/or advanced academic genre and produce writing that meets, modifies, and subverts expectations.