Processes of writing, reading, and research with an emphasis on argumentation and rhetorical analysis. Previous to March 2013, this course was titled ENGL 115: College Writing and Reading.
Fulfills BYU General Education First-Year Writing requirement. Previously, this course was titled ENGL 115: College Writing and Reading.
Course Outline: 
Lesson 1: Rhetoric and Rhetorical Situation
Lesson 2: The Writing Process
Lesson 3: What Makes an Argument? Claims, Reasons, and Assumptions
Lesson 4: Means of Persuasion: Ethos, Pathos, Logos
Lesson 5: Style
Lesson 6: Critical Reading and Evaluating Arguments
Lesson 7: Reading Language: Diction, Figurative Language, and Tone
Lesson 8: Writing the Rhetorical Analysis
Lesson 9: Research—Focusing and Planning
Lesson 10: Writing Research, Part I—Finding, Evaluating, and Creating a Research Space
Lesson 11: Writing Research, Part II—Incorporating Sources
Lesson 12: Completing Your Issues Paper Draft
Lesson 13: Writing a Proposal
Lesson 14: Visual Rhetoric and Document Design
Lesson 15: Composing and Publishing Your Proposal
Final Exam