Writing to Inform and Persuade

ENG 3260 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Focuses on techniques used in nonfiction writing to communicate ideas and influence audience point of view about “true” events or affairs. Examines a variety of nonfiction pieces and styles, such as journalism features and profiles, editorials and opinion pieces, literary essays, and visual arguments. Offers students an opportunity to advance their understanding and appreciation of informative, persuasive writing techniques as they discuss, develop, revise, and review each other’s original nonfiction pieces.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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