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2013-2014 University Catalog 
    
2013-2014 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WR 325 - Rhetoric of Science


This course studies scientific discourse as a mode of argument in specific historical contexts. Students will study the principles of persuasive and informational rhetoric from ancient and modern sources, and will analyze scientific texts from the ancient world through the current day. Students will develop an understanding of the scientific discourses of important figures in the history of science.
3 class hrs

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: EN 102 or WR 102)

Credits: 3