WR 221  Expository Writing, Critical Thinking, and Argumentation

Students learn the conventions of academic writing and critical thinking through reading, analytical writing, and discussions.  Students will learn to analyze the craft of argument and persuasion.  Students will develop an effective thesis and support their claim with powerful and persuasive writing. The course .will emphasize the practice of writing well-reasoned argumentative essays Prerequisites: WR 215  with a grade of C- or better, or appropriate placement test score. MU Core category: Writing. 4 crs.

This course information is from the 2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog. View this catalog.