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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Writing/Speaking

For some courses, a more detailed description may be available, accessible by clicking on the course number. All course descriptions are updated periodically.

33 courses.

A S M 391 (B E 391) (GWS)
Contextual Integration of Communication Skills for the Technical Workplace (2) To develop corporate communication skills in technically focused students in a contextual manner.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: Junior level standing in B E or A S M

A S M 392 (B E 392) (GWS)
Contextual Integration of Leadership Skills for the Technical Workplace (2) To develop corporate leadership skills in technically focused students in a contextual manner.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: A S M 391 junior level standing in B E or A S M

B E 391 (A S M 391) (GWS)
Contextual Integration of Communication Skills for the Technical Workplace (2) To develop corporate communication skills in technically focused students in a contextual manner.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: Junior level standing in B E or A S M

B E 392 (A S M 392) (GWS)
Contextual Integration of Leadership Skills for the Technical Workplace (2) To develop corporate leadership skills in technically focused students in a contextual manner.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: B E 391 junior level standing in B E or A S M

CAS 100 (GWS)
Effective Speech (3) Introduction to speech communication: formal speaking, group discussion, analysis and evaluation of messages.
Effective: Fall 2003

CAS 100A (GWS)
Effective Speech (3) Principles of communication, implemented through presentation of speeches, with some attention to group discussion and message evaluation.
Effective: Fall 2003

CAS 100B (GWS)
Effective Speech (3) Principles of communication, implemented through group problem solving, with some attention to formal speaking and message evaluation.
Effective: Fall 2003

CAS 100C (GWS)
Effective Speech (3) Principles of communication, implemented through analysis and evaluation of messages, with some attention to formal speaking and group discussion.
Effective: Fall 2003

CAS 100H (GWS)
Effective Speech (3) Introduction to speech communication: formal speaking, group discussion, analysis and evaluation of messages.
Effective: Spring 2014 Ending: Spring 2014

CAS 100H (GWS)
Effective Speech (3) Introduction to speech communication: formal speaking, group discussion, analysis and evaluation of messages.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014Future: Fall 2014

CAS 100S (GWS)
Effective Speech (3) Principles of communication, implemented through presentation of speeches, with some attention to group discussion and message evaluation.
Effective: Fall 2003

CAS 137H (ENGL 137H) (GWS)
Rhetoric and Civic Life I (3) Within a liberal arts framework and with attention to public discourse-- speaking, writing, online communication, and visual presentation--this course instructs students in the arts, practices, and principles of rhetoric.
Effective: Summer 2012

CAS 138T (ENGL 138T) (GWS)
Rhetoric and Civic Life II (3) This course builds rehtorical skills in oral, written, visual, and digital contexts and introduces deliberation and advocacy in civic and disciplinary spheres.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: ENGL 137H or CAS 137H

EM SC 100S (GWS)
Earth and Mineral Sciences First-Year Seminar (3) Writing, speaking, and critical thinking skills applied to topics of general interest in Environmental and Materials Science.
Effective: Spring 2001

ENGL 015 (GWS)
Rhetoric and Composition (3) Instruction and practice in writing expository prose that shows sensitivity to audience and purpose.
Effective: Fall 1991
Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or satisfactory performance on the English proficiency examination

ENGL 015A (GWS;US)
Rhetoric and Composition (3) Instruction and practice in writing expository prose that shows sensitivity to audience and purpose.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or satisfactory performance on the English proficiency examination

ENGL 015H (GWS)
Rhetoric and Composition (3) Instruction and practice in writing expository prose that shows sensitivity to audience and purpose.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014Future: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or satisfactory performance on the English proficiency examination

ENGL 015S (GWS)
Rhetoric and Composition (3) Instruction and practice in writing expository prose that shows sensitivity to audience and purpose.
Effective: Summer 1999
Prerequisite: ENGL 004 or satisfactory performance on the English proficiency examination

ENGL 030 (GWS)
Honors Freshman Composition (3) Writing practice for specially qualified and screened students. Students who have passed a special writing test will qualify for this course.
Effective: Fall 1991

ENGL 030H (GWS)
Honors Freshman Composition (3) Writing practice for specially qualified and screened students. Students who have passed a special writing test will qualify for this course.
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014Future: Fall 2014

ENGL 030S (GWS)
Honors Freshman Composition (3) Writing practice for specially qualified and screened students. Students who have passed a special writing test will qualify for this course.
Effective: Spring 2003

ENGL 030T (GWS)
Honors Freshman Composition (3) Writing practice for specially qualified and screened students. Students who have passed a special writing test will qualify for this course.
Effective: Spring 2003

ENGL 137H (CAS 137H) (GWS)
Rhetoric and Civic Life I (3) Within a liberal arts framework and with attention to public discourse-- speaking, writing, online communication, and visual presentation--this course instructs students in the arts, practices, and principles of rhetoric.
Effective: Summer 2012

ENGL 138T (CAS 138T) (GWS)
Rhetoric and Civic Life II (3) This course builds rehtorical skills in oral, written, visual, and digital contexts and introduces deliberation and advocacy in civic and disciplinary spheres.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: ENGL 137H or CAS 137H

ENGL 202A (GWS)
Effective Writing: Writing in the Social Sciences (3) Instruction in writing persuasive arguments about significant issues in the social sciences. (A student may take only one course for credit from ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, and 202D.)
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; fourth-semester standing

ENGL 202B (GWS)
Effective Writing: Writing in the Humanities (3) Instruction in writing persuasive arguments about significant issues in the humanities. (A student may take only one course for credit from ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, and 202D.)
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; fourth-semester standing

ENGL 202C (GWS)
Effective Writing: Technical Writing (3) Writing for students in scientific and technical disciplines. (A student may take only one course for credit from ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, and 202D.)
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; fourth-semester standing

ENGL 202D (GWS)
Effective Writing: Business Writing (3) Writing reports and other common forms of business communication. (A student may take only one course for credit from ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, and 202D.)
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; fourth-semester standing

ENGL 202H (GWS)
Writing in the Humanities: Adult Literacy (3) Instruction in writing persuasive arguments about significant issues in the humanities. (A student may take only one course for credit from ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, and 202D.)
Effective: Spring 2014 Ending: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; fourth-semester standing

ENGL 202H (GWS)
Writing in the Humanities: Adult Literacy (3) Instruction in writing persuasive arguments about significant issues in the humanities. (A student may take only one course for credit from ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, and 202D.)
Effective: Fall 2014 Ending: Fall 2014Future: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; fourth-semester standing

ENGL 202H (GWS)
Writing in the Humanities: Adult Literacy (3) Instruction in writing persuasive arguments about significant issues in the humanities. (A student may take only one course for credit from ENGL 202A, 202B, 202C, and 202D.)
Effective: Spring 2015 Ending: Spring 2015Future: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: ENGL 015 or ENGL 030 ; fourth-semester standing

ESL 015 (GWS)
ESL Composition for American Academic Communication II (3) For undergraduate students who are intermediate/advanced level non-native speakers of English to develop strategies for reading and writing American academic discourse.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: a grade of C or higher required in ESL 004

L A 101H (GWS)
Honors Rhetoric and Civic Life (4) Within a liberal arts framework and with attention to public discourse-- speaking, writing, online communication, and visual presentation--this course instructs students in the arts, practices, and principles of rhetoric.
Effective: Fall 2009