Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    
    Aug 17, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 2890 - Expository Writing


(LA-AS)      
Spring. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Completion of First-Year Writing Seminar requirement or permission of the instructor. Enrollment limited to: 18 students per section. This course satisfies requirements for the English minor but not for the English major. Taken with the instructor’s permission, it satisfies First-Year Writing Seminar requirements for sophomores, juniors, and seniors. If counted toward First-Year Writing Seminar requirement, the course will not count toward LA-AS. For descriptions of each topic, please visit the course website: http://courses.cit.cornell.edu/engl2880-2890/

S. Davis, staff.

This course offers guidance and an audience for students who wish to gain skill in expository writing—a common term for critical, reflective, investigative, and creative nonfiction. Each section provides a context for writing defined by a form of exposition, a disciplinary area, a practice, or a topic intimately related to the written medium. Course members will read in relevant published material and write and revise their own work regularly, while reviewing and responding to one another’s. Students and instructors will confer individually throughout the term. Topics differ for each section.



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