Applied Themes in English

Prerequisites: 603-101 and at least one of 603-102 or 603-103.

This course is designed to help students to develop further their skills in reading, writing, speaking, and researching. Students will study and produce various forms of communication while strengthening their skills in argumentation. They will learn to recognize and use various rhetorical strategies in order to produce a program-specific major assignment.

After successful completion of a BXE course, students will be able to do the following:

  • communicate in appropriate, precise and objective language
  • employ rhetorical strategies pertinent to the student’s field of study involving, for example, description, narration, explanation, argument, persuasion, summarizing, organization, research and documentation
  • write for an audience comprised of people with different points of view, interests and understanding by developing and organizing ideas into arguments and theses, and by revising and editing the work
  • speak effectively by demonstrating sensitivity and flexibility in tone and diction
  • read and listen critically so as to distinguish sound from unsound argument and to recognize rhetorical tone and bias

Please note that not all the courses listed below are offered every term:

Course Number Course Name C - L - H Hrs
603-BXE-DW Applied Themes in English: Myth and the Modern World  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Community Journalism  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Creative Nonfiction  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Creativity  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Critical Reading of Digital Culture  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Critical Reading of Popular Culture  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Dystopian Fictions  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Food for Thought  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Food for Thought: From Farm to Table  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Horror Cinema and Theory  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW How Do You Feel?  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Humans, Animals and the Environment  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Imagine: Peace and Literature  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Inquiry-Based Writing  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Just Punishment?: Ethical and Theoretical Approaches to the Horror Film  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Language and Power  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Literary Nonfiction and Social Critique  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Literature and Ethics  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Literatures of Resistance and Survival  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Mad Scientists  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Methods of Cultural Analysis  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Non-Fiction and Memoir  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Non-Fiction Workshop  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Non-Fiction Writing  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Popular Culture: Jamaica  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Postmodern Detective Fiction  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Reading the Classic Horror Film  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Rhetoric  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Rhetoric and Professional Communication  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Rhetorical Strategies  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Scary Monsters  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Science Fiction: More Human Than Human  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Sports Literature  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Storytelling  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Stranger than Fiction  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW The Art of Rhetoric  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW The MaddAddam Trilogy  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW The Search for Meaning  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW The Storytelling Animal  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW They Say / I Say  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Why Violence Has Declined  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Work Matters: Careers and Callings  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Writing about Film  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Writing About the City  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Writing about the Novel  2 - 2 - 2 60 
603-BXE-DW Writing the Absurd  2 - 2 - 2 60 
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Last Modified: February 8, 2016