WR 122 English Composition: Argumentation

Focuses on the analysis and construction of argumentative texts. Expands academic research methods begun in WR 121 English Composition. Requires 3500-4000 words (about 12 pages) of revised, final draft copy each term or an appropriate multimodal analog for this amount of text. 




WR 121 or equivalent with a grade of C or better.


Lower Division Transfer (LDT) Course

General Education Requirements

AAOT Writing Other, AAS Communication, AS Writing Other


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
Demonstrate awareness of audience, purpose, and genre in reading and writing. Analyze and compose a variety of argumentative texts. Use appropriate argumentative elements and strategies in written texts, such as persuasive appeals, counterarguments, and Toulmin and Rogerian methods. Practice foundational and advanced research methods by finding, evaluating, incorporating, and citing appropriate sources. Write in clear, effective language.