Rhetoric and Civilization 1

Rhetoric and Civilization 1
Western civilization from Greek antiquity to the Renaissance emphasizing rhetoric; the arts of language and their role in shaping institutions, values, and beliefs.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 OfferedHonors also.
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 211
Course Outcomes

Effective Writing and Communication

Demonstrate your understanding of the texts through written and oral assignments as well as through papers and essay exams.

Careful and Critical Reading

Read carefully and critically primary texts from people and periods in history that have shaped the civilization we now have-particularly our intellectual traditions and values, but also our political, social, educational, and religious institutions.

Understand Vocabulary and Canons of Rhetoric

Understand the vocabulary and canons of rhetoric so that you can use the art of rhetoric effectively in listening to, reading, and analyzing the discourse of others, and in speaking and writing clearly and persuasively.