Introduction to Writing and Rhetoric, WR 39A
Deals with the writing of expository essays, principles of rhetoric, paragraph development, and the fundamentals of sentence-level mechanics. Frequent papers, some exercises.
Fall Quarter 2017
Instruction start date: September 28, 2017
Instruction end date: December 8, 2017
Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Irvine, English
Course Credit:Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.
If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.
General Education: Entry Level Writing Requirement
General Education: Fulfills Entry Level Writing Req
UC Los Angeles:
Entry-level writing / No Writing II
Not recommended (# quarter units)
General Education: BSWTELWR
UC San Diego:
General Education: meets ELWR for UCSD if taken prior to matriculation
UC San Francisco:
UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Possible Entry Level Writing after petition
UC Santa Cruz:
You may enroll in this course if you 1) have received a non-passing grade on the Analytical Writing Placement Exam (AWPE), and 2) did not receive an “E” designation on the exam. Or if you received an "E" designation on the AWPE, and you have completed the relevant coursework, you may take this course.
Approximately $45 for course textbooks
More About The Course
Students in the Intro to Writing & Rhetoric course will develop their writing through language-intensive exercises, participation in community based writing in blogs and forums, and completion of a writing portfolio. Students will also have the opportunity to experiment with various writing forms ranging from the personal narrative, to a thesis-driven essay project. Intro to Writing & Rhetoric is a fun class where you should enjoy writing, reading, and getting to know your fellow students and instructor. At the same time this class rigorously prepares you for subsequent writing-intensive college courses. Request more information about Intro to Writing and Rhetoric today, and start sharpening your writing skills for college success!
There are multiple sections for this course, each with a capacity of 19 students. There are no specified meeting times for the sections. To enroll, select any section that is not full.
UC Davis students: This course must be taken for a letter grade. Please select that option during course enrollment. You must receive a grade of C or higher to satisfy the ELWR requirement.
Additional Course Information
Online proctoring by ProctorU: Costs vary depending on number and length of exam. Average cost is between $20 and $60 per course.