Writing 315

Writing in the Social Sciences—WRTG 315


Writing 315 deals with written, oral, and visual rhetoric used in the academic disciplines and professions concerned with human behavior and social institutions. It addresses the kinds of questions posed by social scientists and their methods for answering those, including empirical research and library research methods. It teaches conventions of organization and style used in the genres of the social sciences, including why and how to use documentation styles. The course stresses adapting writing for different audiences. Its main goal is to prepare students to use the written, spoken, and visual rhetoric of the fields they are majoring in and the fields in which they are likely to have careers.


Writing 150 or its equivalent.

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