Fall 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)

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HONOR 341    Honors Seminar: Persuasion within Social Issues    3 Units

Prerequisite: ENGWR 300 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: CSU Area A3; IGETC Area 1B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This seminar-style course will introduce students to the fundamental theories and techniques of persuasion as they occur in various communication contexts, including commercial, interpersonal, public and mass media. A series of writing assignments will focus on the skills of critical thinking, persuasion, and the sophistication of argumentative essay skills. Essays of advanced composition shall be evaluated for their quality in both critical thinking and composition. The writing assignments will apply theoretical models of critical thinking and communication studies to rhetoric, examining message production, analyzing messages, and exploring the fields of electronic and print media, advertising (product campaign), political campaign strategy, and ideological campaign techniques for mass communication. Students explore ethical considerations of persuasive communication, learn about types of reasoning, and identify fallacious arguments as they occur in persuasion. This course offers honors students the opportunity to study, critique, discuss and present advanced topics to focus on the impact of persuasive attempts within ethical, social and political issues. Access to a computer with online capabilities may be required and computer access is available on campus. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students. Details about the Honors Program can be found in the front of the Catalog and on the CRC website. As COMM 315, Persuasion, has a similar basis as this Honors course, this course is not open to a student that has received credit for COMM 315, Persuasion.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC N.Miller             CRC MAIN T 116           19252 
Enrollment in this course is limited to Honors Program students.

HONOR 375    Honors College Composition    3 Units

Same As: ENGWR 480
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGWR 300 or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process. Students must also be eligible for admission to the Honors Program.
Advisory: ENGRD 110, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a); CSU Area A2; IGETC Area 1A
Enrollment Limitation: Eligibility for the Honors Program.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers the honors student a challenging course that will develop skills in critical thinking, reading, and writing. It asks students to critically analyze, compare, and evaluate various complex works. The course is designed to help students demonstrate, in both argumentative and expository prose, complex critical thinking, effective organization, precise diction, and sophisticated style; at least one of those essays requires research and appropriate MLA documentation. Essays written during the term will total at least 8,000 words. Throughout the course, fluency and correctness are emphasized. This course is not open to students who have successfully passed ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340. This course is the same as ENGWR 480. This course, under either name, may be taken one time for credit. (C-ID ENGL 100; Competency: Reading; Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC K.Feindert           CRC MAIN BSS 114         15394 
If this course is full please see ENGWR 480. This course is offered under two different names. Space may still be available under the other name ENGWR 480.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 22, 2017