Course Description: Writing & Rhetoric is designed to help students learn how to identify an issue and conflicting points of view. Students will learn how to craft an argument based on various sources of Information. This course stresses the identification and analysis of potential counter-arguments and aims to develop skills for writing a research proposal, for conducting original research, and for using information from the Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame.
The Writing & Rhetoric curriculum is comprised of three tracks:
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