ENGL 119 provides an introduction to rhetoric and the public sphere, how communication is used to shape the minds and actions of individuals and the broader public. The class traces the development of rhetoric and public discourse from its origins in ancient Greece and Egypt, through contemporary concepts. Students will have the opportunity to study rhetorical theorists from different eras and to begin practicing rhetorical criticism.
ENGL 119 - Rhetoric & The Public Sphere
ENGL 101, which may be taken concurrently