Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

ENGL 3100 Rhetoric: History, Theory, and Practice

Prerequisite: TCOM 2010; either TCOM 2020 or 2030 or concurrently


Introduction to rhetoric as the relationship between thought and expression. Examines connections between rhetoric and writing, between a public act and a personal thinking process, by exploring classical and contemporary accounts of rhetorical history and theory. Students apply theory to their own writing as they explore the relationship between writers, readers, and subjects and the range of options they have available to them as communicators. Cross-listed as COMM 3100.

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