2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 09, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENG 401 - History and Theory of Rhetoric

(4 credits; alternate years, consult department)
Designed to provide solid grounding in Greek and Roman rhetorical theory and practice including studies in pre-literate rhetoric and the theories of Aristotle and Plato, among others. Some attention is also given to the Christianizing of rhetorical theory during the Middle Ages. Finally, the course concludes with the examination of trends in contemporary rhetoric studies and topical applications.

Prerequisite: junior class standing, ENG235 recommended.