ENGWR 302 - Advanced Composition and Critical Thinking

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

May 2022

This course develops analytical skills through writing and discussion. It examines methods by which people are persuaded to think, believe, and act. It also includes analyses of arguments or expressions of opinions for their validity and soundness. Assigned readings include a variety of essays and a book-length text. Finally, this course focuses on critically assessing, developing, and effectively expressing and supporting opinions. Essays written for the course (6,000 words minimum) draw from the texts to present carefully reasoned arguments. At least one essay includes citations from secondary sources, documented according to current MLA format. This course is not open to students who have successfully completed ENGWR 482.

Course Type

Lower Division