Apr 20, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

ENG 3850 - Writing About Culture and Society

Writing about cultural issues and artifacts and how they function rhetorically in our society. Different sections might focus on particular issues or artifacts; popular culture, sports, sexuality, etc. Engages students in formal writing, informal writing, writing to learn, critical reading, and critical thinking.

Requisites: ENG 1510 and (Soph or Jr or Sr)
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2HL
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to analyze the persuasive function of popular culture.
  • Students will be able to construct a thesis from informal writing.
  • Students will gain transferable skills in how popular culture functions in culture and society.
  • Students will learn how a writer can take a critical stance on pop culture
  • Students will learn to how to research popular culture and keep a project log.
  • Students will learn to write a rhetorical analysis of a text about an artifact.

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)