2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
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ENG 210 - Introduction to Rhetoric

Description: Study of important works concerning theories of invention, arrangement, style, and delivery. Includes development of the written voice to enhance all aspects of communication to carry out work and persuasion. Also includes the application of rhetorical theories to a variety of material, print, and digital forms of communication.

Prerequisites: ENG 101 or ENG 101A or ENG 103

General Education Competency: Written Communication; Diversity

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. History of rhetoric
  2. Key influences and contributors to the development of rhetoric
  3. Key rhetorical terms and concepts
  4. Classical and modern samples of communication
  5. Scholarly and reasonable communication

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Explain the history of rhetoric. (1)
  2. Identify key influences and contributors to the development of rhetoric. (2)
  3. Define key rhetorical terms and concepts. (3)
  4. Critique classical and modern samples of communication. (4)
  5. Use rhetoric to construct a coherent, reasonable, and innovative argument supported by scholarly resources. (5)

Required Assessment:
1. Demonstrate thoughtful and precise writing skills by completing at least 2500 words of monitored writing.