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WTNG 450 - Composition Theory


Prerequisites: Successful completion of a 200 or 300 Level WTNG course (C- or higher) and at least Junior Standing
Requirement Fulfillment: Fulfills a course requirement in the Professional and Public Writing Core Concentration
This course familiarizes writing students with the history of Composition as an academic discipline, conveys the major theoretical approaches that have helped to shape the field, and examines connections between composition theory and practice. Likely topics include criticisms of current-traditionalist approached, tensions between expressivist and social constructionist theories, and the emergence of critical pedagogies influenced by postmodernists, cultural studies, and feminist theorists.

3 credits
Spring Alternate Years



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