Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Courses


Course Numbering

0001-0999* Pre-University level introductory courses
1000-1999 Year 1 courses
2000-4999 Senior-level undergraduate courses
5000-5999 Professional Degree courses in Dentistry, Education, Law, Medicine and Theology (MTS, MDiv)
6000-6999 Courses offered by Continuing Studies
9000-9999 Graduate Studies courses

* These courses are equivalent to pre-university introductory courses and may be counted for credit in the student's record, unless these courses were taken in a preliminary year. They may not be counted toward essay or breadth requirements, or used to meet modular admission requirements unless it is explicitly stated in the Senate-approved outline of the module.


Suffixes

no suffix 1.0 course not designated as an essay course
A 0.5 course offered in first term
B 0.5 course offered in second term
A/B 0.5 course offered in first and/or second term
E 1.0 essay course
F 0.5 essay course offered in first term
G 0.5 essay course offered in second term
F/G 0.5 essay course offered in first and/or second term
H 1.0 accelerated course (8 weeks)
J 1.0 accelerated course (6 weeks)
K 0.75 course
L 0.5 graduate course offered in summer term (May - August)
Q/R/S/T 0.25 course offered within a regular session
U 0.25 course offered in other than a regular session
W/X 1.0 accelerated course (full course offered in one term)
Y 0.5 course offered in other than a regular session
Z 0.5 essay course offered in other than a regular session

Glossary


Prerequisite

A course that must be successfully completed prior to registration for credit in the desired course.


Corequisite

A course that must be taken concurrently with (or prior to registration in) the desired course.


Antirequisite

Courses that overlap sufficiently in course content that both cannot be taken for credit.


Essay Courses

Many courses at Western have a significant writing component. To recognize student achievement, a number of such courses have been designated as essay courses and will be identified on the student's record (E essay full course; F/G/Z essay half-course).


Principal Courses

A first year course that is listed by a department offering a module as a requirement for admission to the module. For admission to an Honors Specialization module or Double Major modules in an Honors Bachelor degree, at least 3.0 courses will be considered principal courses.



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Writing


Restricted to English as a Second Language students. This course will introduce the grammar and structure of English, as well as the conceptual and cultural conventions of university writing in English.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course introduces international students to academic reading skills and broadens their vocabulary base in order to provide a strong foundation for writing and responding critically to what has been read. Topics to be covered include context clues, detecting main idea(s), supporting details, dictionary use, word collocations, and academic discussions.

Prerequisite(s): Registration in a Preliminary Year program at Brescia University College.

Extra Information: 6 class/lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours.

Course Weight: 1.00
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This course will introduce academic writing skills to international students. Topics covered includes grammar, sentence and paragraph structure, topic sentences and thesis statements, introductions and conclusions, revision, the appropriate use of source materials and plagiarism, and the different kinds of academic essays.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 0002F/G, Writing 0011F/G.

Prerequisite(s): registration in a Preliminary Year Program at Brescia University College and Writing 0005X/Y or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 class/lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course for multilingual students will develop skills of planning and composing in the writing process, and pre-writing skills such as note-taking from lectures and academic readings. These will help students develop an appreciation for appropriate vocabulary, syntax, and style of the various discourse communities at the university.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 0002F/G.

Extra Information: 4 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course for multilingual students will develop skills of planning and composing in the writing process, and pre-writing skills such as note-taking from lectures and academic readings. These will help students develop an appreciation for appropriate vocabulary, syntax, and style of the various discourse communities at the university.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 0002F/G.

Extra Information: 4 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Brescia

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This course will introduce multilingual students who have a good knowledge of academic essay format to those rhetorical and format-based skills necessary for advanced level writing in the disciplines. The course will discuss the reader-writer-message triangle as it applies to different writing forms within the academy. It is designed to help multilingual students develop the linguistic, rhetorical, and strategic competencies that they will need to succeed in advanced academic courses at the undergraduate level, and incorporates discussion of those issues that are culturally relevant to a Canadian academic community.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 0001F/G, Writing 0011F/G.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course will introduce multilingual students who have a good knowledge of academic essay format to those rhetorical and format-based skills necessary for advanced level writing in the disciplines. The course will discuss the reader-writer-message triangle as it applies to different writing forms within the academy. It is designed to help multilingual students develop the linguistic, rhetorical, and strategic competencies that they will need to succeed in advanced academic courses at the undergraduate level, and incorporates discussion of those issues that are culturally relevant to a Canadian academic community.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 0001F/G, Writing 0011F/G.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Brescia

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This course will continue to develop the academic writing skills of international students by concentrating on research skills and incorporating citations through the writing process with review of principles of strong arguments and research. Students will also focus on fundamental rules of grammar and apply these to written work.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 0002F/G, Writing 0012F/G.

Prerequisite(s): registration in a Preliminary Year Program at Brescia University College, and Writing 0010F/G or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 class/lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Students are introduced to the creative process of writing through in-class exercises, peer workshop, analysis of creative texts, journaling, essay writing, and a review of writing mechanics. Students learn strategies for idea generation in a variety of genres, composing a first draft, approaching revision, and effective editing and proofreading.

Antirequisite(s): Any Writing course or half course at the 1000, 2100 or 2200 level.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course is an introduction to academic writing for first-year English as a Second Language students in all disciplines. Topics range from grammar, sentence structure, and paragraphing to the principles of scholarly argument and research.


Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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A practical introduction to the basics of successful academic writing, designed for first-year students in all disciplines. Topics will range from grammar, sentence structure, and paragraphing to the principles of scholarly argument and research.


Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours. [This course will not serve as a prerequisite for any area of concentration]

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's

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A practical introduction to the basics of successful academic writing, designed for first-year students in all disciplines. Topics will range from grammar, sentence structure, and paragraphing to the principles of scholarly argument and research.


Extra Information: 3 lecture/tutorial hours. [This course will not serve as a prerequisite for any area of concentration]

Course Weight: 0.50
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Brescia

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Restricted to first-year multilingual international and exchange students, this course follows Writing 0011 F/G. The course continues to develop skills of planning and composing in research essays and refines writing skills by introducing language and citation conventions and self-editing for more complex writing projects. Readings that explore questions of identity and relationships within western culture will stimulate assignments such as summaries, an annotated bibliography, and a research essay.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 1020F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Writing 0011F/G, or permission of the instructor.

Extra Information: 4 lecture hours.

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Restricted to English as a Second Language students. This course will build on writing skills developed in Writing 0002F/G or 1002F/G. It will provide students with intensive hands-on writing practice on a weekly basis and offer opportunities to develop research-based writing skills through various academic forms.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 1020F/G and Writing 1021F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Writing 0002F/G, Writing 1002F/G or the former Writing 0001F/G or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Students will explore the assumptions behind academic discourse, critically analyze academic readings, and learn to write effectively for a variety of academic discourse communities.


Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course serves as an introduction to the basic principles and techniques of good writing, an integral tool for learning and a vital source of communication in the Nursing profession. The course will emphasize practical work and the development of writing skills for a variety of styles and genres appropriate to the profession.

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This course will introduce students to the rhetorical principles and practices of written and oral communication in professional contexts. Particular attention will be paid to understanding audience, context, and purpose; modes of persuasion; and the negotiation of cultural difference.

Antirequisite(s):Writing 2111F/G.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Restricted to senior-level multilingual students, this course is intended as a follow-up to Writing 0012F/G. In it students will explore the assumptions behind academic discourse, critically analyze academic readings, and learn to write effectively for a variety of academic discourse communities. It continues to develop an awareness of disciplinary and genre specific exigencies of academic writing that were introduced in Writing 0012F/G, and it refines students' knowledge of rhetorical skills for incorporation of citations, for critical reflection and for synthesis of resources. Students will engage in complex writing projects such as the stand-alone academic summary, the annotated bibliography, critical review, the essay proposal and literature review.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 1020F/G, Writing 1021F/G.


Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron

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Restricted to senior-level multilingual students, this course is intended as a follow-up to Writing 0012F/G. In it students will explore the assumptions behind academic discourse, critically analyze academic readings, and learn to write effectively for a variety of academic discourse communities. It continues to develop an awareness of disciplinary and genre specific exigencies of academic writing that were introduced in Writing 0012F/G, and it refines students' knowledge of rhetorical skills for incorporation of citations, for critical reflection and for synthesis of resources. Students will engage in complex writing projects such as the stand-alone academic summary, the annotated bibliography, critical review, the essay proposal and literature review.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 1020F/G, Writing 1021F/G.


Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Brescia

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An introduction to the basic principles and techniques of good writing. The course will emphasize practical work and the development of writing skills for a variety of subjects and disciplines.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2121F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron King's Brescia

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An introduction to the basic principles and techniques of good writing. The course will emphasize practical work and the development of writing skills for a variety of subjects and disciplines.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2121F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Huron King's

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An introduction to the basic principles and techniques of good writing. The course will emphasize practical work and the development of writing skills for a variety of subjects and disciplines.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2121F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's Brescia

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An introduction to the basic principles and techniques of good writing. The course will emphasize practical work and the development of writing skills for a variety of subjects and disciplines.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2121F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Western Main Campus Huron Brescia

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This course will introduce students to various genres of workplace writing such as letters, memos, and reports. Topics include: employment communications (application letters and resumes); business writing style; positive, negative, and persuasive messages; cross-cultural communication; oral communication.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 1031F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An intensive, practical study of exposition in discursive prose, this course aims to develop students' abilities to think critically and write persuasively using argumentation, visual rhetoric, and relevant source materials. Students consider diverse types of prose across disciplines and focus on essay development through writing, rewriting, and revision.

Antirequisite(s): the former Writing 2121F/G.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course introduces students to rhetorical principles and the practices of written, oral, and visual communication in professional engineering contexts. Students will learn strategies for drafting and designing technical and academic documents and for approaching the editing and revision of those documents.

Antirequisite(s): The former Engineering Science 2211F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Engineering Science 1050.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Writing in the Sciences introduces students to the basic principles and genres of writing required for science students in their undergraduate careers: lab reports, summaries of scientific research, and scientific review essays. The course will focus on drafting and revising various reports written on scientific topics.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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An intensive and practical study of exposition in discursive prose, this course reviews the foundations of grammar, introduces students to the rhetoric of presentation and persuasion, and considers diverse types of prose across multiple disciplines, focusing an analysis of visual rhetoric and argumentation, including websites, advertisements, and other visual media.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours (Main); 2 lecture hours (Brescia, King's)

Course Weight: 0.50
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King's Brescia

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An intensive and practical study of exposition in discursive prose, this course reviews the foundations of grammar, introduces students to the rhetoric of presentation and persuasion, and considers diverse types of prose across multiple disciplines, focusing an analysis of visual rhetoric and argumentation, including websites, advertisements, and other visual media.

Prerequisite(s): Writing 2101F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours (Main); 2 lecture hours (Brescia, King's)

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus King's

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An intensive and practical study of exposition in discursive prose, this course reviews the foundations of grammar, introduces students to the rhetoric of presentation and persuasion, and considers diverse types of prose across multiple disciplines, focusing an analysis of visual rhetoric and argumentation, including websites, advertisements, and other visual media.

Prerequisite(s): Writing 2101F/G.

Extra Information: 3 hours (Main); 2 lecture hours (Brescia, King's)

Course Weight: 0.50
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Western Main Campus Brescia

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The course will improve writing intended for various forms of publication, including media releases and public letters, reviews and reports, newspaper and magazine articles. Students will develop skills in the preparation, writing, copy-editing, and formatting of materials for publication, focusing on effective organization at every level of writing.

Antirequisite(s): MIT 3829F/G; MIT 3870G if taken in 2009-10, 2010-11, or 2011-2012.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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In this course students will analyze short and feature film scripts, workshop their own scripts and respond to the scripts of other students, and draft and revise a 15 minute short film script. Topics will include image, three-act structure, dialogue, character development, theme, scene construction, and point of view.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course will provide the theoretical background and the practical experience students need to be effective writing teachers and more knowledgeable writers. Class study of composition theory and pedagogy will be complemented by a supervised teaching practicum.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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Huron

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This course will provide the theoretical background and the practical experience students need to be effective writing teachers and more knowledgeable writers. Class study of composition theory and pedagogy will be complemented by a supervised teaching practicum.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, 2121F/G, 2111F/G or 2131F/G, or permission of the program.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
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This course introduces students to principles of document design and methods of integrating visual and verbal information in print documents such as brochures, manuals, and flyers. Students will apply these principles to a variety of design projects using the computer lab facilities.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 computer lab hours.

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A study of how the English language works in practice, the course will include consideration of writing processes and the practical application of various theories of rhetoric and syntax. Students will analyse and imitate a variety of types of writing samples, and will develop a sophisticated understanding of writing in English.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 computer lab hours.

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Students will explore fundamentals of creative writing and challenge their creativity through the writing of fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction. In craft talks and in small workshop settings, students will examine their work and the work of others for the use of basic elements such as character, voice, and setting.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Writing Humour is designed to help you write for greater impact while introducing you to different aspects of the genre, using a blend of lecture and workshop. You will have the opportunity to write something funny every week, get feedback, and learn about potential markets for your work.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course is designed for students who wish to write what's true in the form of personal essay, memoir and literary journalism. We will explore how writers use narrative techniques and structure to create essays both to the traditional forms and challenge them in unexpected, important and engaging ways.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course introduces students to basic precepts of rhetorical theory, and their application to communication analysis and the practice of writing. Topics will include rhetorical argumentation, `publics' theory, and conceptions of rhetoric as both a social practice and a method.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2292F (2008-2009).

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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In this course students will develop not only fiction writing ability, but also critical reading skills. The short story will be the focus of the course. Students will produce their own short fictions based on professional models, instructor guidance, and class discussion.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2295F/G (2009-2010; 2008-2009).

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Great travel writing is a balance of colourful description, practical advice and history. Students will learn a variety of article styles including personal essay, guidebook writing and destination pieces for a variety of publications. Relevant issues will also be discussed including the evolution of the genre and ethical issues.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2296F/G (2008-2009, 2009 - 2010.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This writing workshop examines a variety of techniques for writing contemporary poetry. Students are introduced to modern and contemporary poets from diverse backgrounds. Assignments, readings, in-class writing, and discussions focus on the fundamental elements of poetry such as image, metaphor, point of view, voice, typography, sound, meter, rhythm, and form.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2292F/G (2009 -2010).

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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In the novel "Like Water for Chocolate", Mexican author Laura Esquivel reveals the powerful force of food to educate, and to influence emotions, culture and life. In this course students will practice food writing (through memoir, history, reportage, biography and narrative) while developing specific research methods to understand food systems.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2295G (2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011).

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Using high fashion magazines as well as select books, film/video, and internet resources, this course covers the basic areas of fashion writing (review, trend reports, profiles, etc.) and explores how fashion can be used as a lens to discuss other areas of cultural and social significance.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2293G 2010-2012; Writing 2293F 2012-2013.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Explore the art of writing a feature-length screenplay in a workshop setting. Course work focuses on the fundamental elements of screenplay theory while the workshop guides students through the stages of the screenwriting process. Students will complete the first act of a feature-length film and collaborate on a film trailer.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2292G 2009-2013.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Good sports writing fuels the fans' love of the game and combines elements of emotion, event coverage, and opinion. This course offers students a chance to cover the world of sports through interviews, attending events, and going behind the scenes to create stories about these popular pastimes.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2296G 2010-2012; Writing 2296F 2012-2013.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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In this experimental creative writing course students use a variety of media, online platforms, and source material to create innovative projects that challenge traditional modes of literary expression. They will be introduced to experimental writers/artists - Marcel Duchamp, William Burroughs, Kathy Acker, Laurie Anderson, etc. Assignments will incorporate appropriation, collage, and sampling.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2295G if taken in 2012-2013 or 2013-2014

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours

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This course introduces students to the process of writing crime fiction for a variety of media. Drawing on classic works, students will also learn about the criminal mind and investigative procedure as they create realistic portrayals of the genre's archetypal crimes, including murder, ransom kidnapping, and the theft of antiquities.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2291F if taken in 2013-2014.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours

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This course will introduce students to the rhetorical demands of workplace writing, including interpersonal and cross-cultural exchanges, working with families, advocacy, and writing stylesoriented to the care-giving professions. Genres discussed will include resumes, cover letters, proposals, case notes, oral presentations, multimedia platforms, and web promotion.

Prerequisite(s): Either Writing 1020F/G, Writing 1021F/G, Writing 1022F/G, Writing 1025F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G with at least 70%, or Writing 2101F/G, or Writing 2111F/G with at least 65%; or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Please consult the Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication Office, Faculty of Arts and Humanities for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Please consult the Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication Office, Faculty of Arts and Humanities for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Please consult the Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication Office, Faculty of Arts and Humanities for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Please consult the Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication Office, Faculty of Arts and Humanities for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Please consult the Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication Office, Faculty of Arts and Humanities for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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Students will critically engage with influential theoretical paradigms and pedagogic approaches in composition and writing centre studies. They will apply concepts and ideas drawn from their class study to the work of providing writing advice as part of a supervised tutoring practicum.

Prerequisite(s): Either Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1020F/G, Writing 1021F/G, Writing 1022F/G, Writing 1025F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G with at least 70%, or Writing 2101F/G or Writing 2111F/G with at least 65%, and Year 3 or 4 standing; or permission of the Department.

Extra Information: 3 hours. Note: This course includes an active learning/practicum component that will account for a substantial proportion of the course grade.

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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial or lab hour.

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Please consult the Writing Studies Office for current or anticipated offerings.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial or lab hour.

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Please consult the Writing Studies Office for current or anticipated offerings.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours.

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Please consult the Writing Studies Office for current or anticipated offerings.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours.

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Through a series of guest lectures by contemporary writers, this course explores the art, craft, and process of creative writing in a variety of genres. Course topics include inspiration, overcoming creative blocks, revision, social media, publishing, literary citizenship, and the writing life.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2504A if taken F/W16 or F/W17.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course teaches students how to write and pitch creative projects reflecting today’s dominant television broadcast models. By exploring a variety of formats and genres, this course will also help prepare students for professional careers in writing and production in the television industry in both Canada and the United States.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2500B if taken F/W16 or F/W17.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course will explore the parameters of professional communication, combining theoretical and practical approaches to the topic. Students will learn to apply new approaches to thinking, problem solving, and writing, in areas such as oral presentation and instructional design.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2292G if taken in 2013-14.

Prerequisite(s): At least 70% in one of Writing 1030F/G or Writing 1031F/G, or 65% in one of Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G, or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours

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From true crime exposés to writing search warrants and wiretaps, this course introduces students to the process of investigating and documenting incidents likely to result in criminal prosecution, litigation, or inquiry. Students will also learn the art of drafting rhetorically complex documents capable of withstanding public, political, and media scrutiny.

Antirequisite(s): Writing 2297G if taken in 2014-15 or 2013-14.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This course prepares students for careers traversing a variety of healthcare delivery models by engaging writing and rhetorical strategies for clinical, forensic, and corporate environments. Topics include everything from narrative medicine and medical blogging to executive hospital communication, as well as the influence of the popular media on patient expectations.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2111F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1030F/G or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours

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Students will examine how the technical writer interprets and appropriately presents specialized information. Assignments will increase in complexity from letters and memos to document design, technical definition and description, instructions, proposals, the research report. Students will combine analysis, organization, and visual design to craft oral and written communications.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2205F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course introduces students to the basic principles of editing with a specific emphasis on technical documents. Topics include editing for: organization and structure; audience; usability; style; and grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and spelling.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2206F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course will explore the theory and practice of digital writing technologies. Topics covered include: the production, management, and reception of digital texts; web writing style; hypertext and linking; authorship; copyright. Students will evaluate the design and content of web texts and create their own web sites.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2207F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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The ability to influence people through oral discourse offers a powerful, desirable skill in any profession. Effective oral communication depends substantially on improving specific writing techniques rather than focusing solely on skills in delivery. By refining writing techniques, participants in this course will gain confidence in constructing oral presentations.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2212F/G.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 hours.

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This course examines the forms and function of rhetoric in legal discourse and debate. Principles drawn from rhetorical theory, ancient and modern, will be tested through their application to legal texts drawn from various sources, including trial transcripts, and academic and public commentary on legal issues.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2216F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Writing 2215F/G or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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This is a workshop course in which students work in teams to develop a consumer magazine. It is of particular interest to students considering a career in print/digital publishing as the roles of managing editor, copy editor, creative/art director, photo design editor, and freelance writer are part of the classroom experience.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2217F/G; Writing 2294F/G (2009-2010; 2008-2009).

Prerequisite(s): Writing 2203F/G or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Humans spend three-quarters of their lives communicating. Effective communication, a skill which can be acquired, is developed through small group exercises, projects, and presentations. Oral and written communicating by way of the Rhetorical Triangle is not only about exercising critical judgment but also about developing respectful listening skills.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2221F/G; Writing 2291F/G (2008-2009).

Prerequisite(s): Speech 2001 and at least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G, or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Students registered in a Certificate or Minor degree module in Writing and who have a cumulative average of 80% in Writing courses may elect to do an internship with an approved institution as a course at the 3300 level. Course requirements will be set individually prior to registration.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

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Please consult the Writing Studies Office for current or anticipated offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours

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Please consult the Writing Studies Office for current or anticipated offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours

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Please consult the Writing Studies Office for current or anticipated offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours

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Please consult the Writing Studies Office for current or anticipated offerings.

Prerequisite(s): At least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, Writing 2125F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G, Writing 2130F/G or Writing 2131F/G; or at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G; or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours

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Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Writing Studies for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department (Writing Studies).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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Topics will vary from year to year. Please consult Writing Studies for current offerings.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Department (Writing Studies).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

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In this half-course students will write new documents and revise documents written in previous Writing classes to include in a portfolio of their work. The portfolio will be both online and printed. Class time will be devoted to a combination of lecture and writing workshop.

Antirequisite(s): The former Writing 2299F/G.

Prerequisite(s): Two or more Writing courses numbered 2200 and above, or permission of the Department (consult the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing).

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours

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Individual instruction in selection of a topic, preparation of materials, and writing of a creative writing thesis. To take this course, students must apply to the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Writing Studies. Restricted to students in fourth year of an English Honors Specialization module.

Antirequisite(s): English 4999E if taken prior to the 2014-15 academic year.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department.

Extra Information: 3 hours

Course Weight: 1.00
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