View the individual course descriptions of all sections of Expository Writing on our course descriptions page.
Spring 2020 Courses
060.100 (H) (W) Introduction to Expository Writing
(3) Limit 10 per section.
Introduction to “Expos” is designed to introduce less experienced writers to the elements of academic argument. Students learn to recognize “The Fundamental Structure of Academic Argument” as they learn to read and summarize academic essays, and then they apply the fundamental structure in academic essays of their own. Classes are small, no more than 10 students, and are organized around three major writing assignments. Each course guides students’ practice through pre-writing, drafting, and revising, and includes discussions, workshops, and tutorials with the instructor. In addition to its central focus on the elements of academic argument, each “Intro” course teaches students to avoid plagiarism and document sources correctly. “Intro” courses do not specialize in a particular topic or theme and are available to freshmen only.
|01||MW 1:30-2:45||Evans||Introduction to Expository Writing|
|02||TTH 9:00-10:15||Brodsky||Introduction to Expository Writing|
|03||TTH 10:30-2:45||Brodsky||Introduction to Expository Writing|
060.114 (H) (W) Expository Writing
(3) Limit 15 per section.
“Expos” is designed to introduce more confident student writers to the elements of academic argument. Students learn to apply “The Fundamental Structure of Academic Argument” in academic essays of their own. Classes are capped at 15 students and organized around three major essay assignments. Each course guides students’ practice through pre-writing, drafting, and revising, and includes discussions, workshops, and tutorials with the instructor. In addition to its central focus on the elements of academic argument, each “Expos” course teaches students to document sources correctly and provides its own topic or theme to engage students’ writing and thinking. Please see the following list of individual course descriptions to decide which sections of “Expos” will most interest you. “Expos” courses are available to freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, and to seniors by special permission.
|01||MWF 10:00-10:50||Flowers||Medicine, East and West|
|02||MWF 10:00-10:50||Robinson||Science Fiction and Social Justice|
|03||MWF 11:00-11:50||Bahl||Negotiating Religious Difference|
|04||MW 12:00-1:15||Wilbanks||Vaccines, Science, and Values|
|05||MW 12:00-1:15||Oppel||Politics and Violence|
|06||MW 12:00-1:15||Speller||Inequality and Urban Design|
|07||MW 1:30-2:45||Oppel||Politics and Violence|
|08||MW 1:30-2:45||Koullas||Exploring the Philosophy of Love|
|09||MW 1:30-2:45||Wilbanks||Vaccines, Science, and Values|
|11||TTH 9:00-10:15||Daniels||Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Middle Ages|
|12||TTH 9:00-10:15||Matthews||The Language of Food|
|13||TTH 9:00-10:15||McClurkin||Mourning and Memory|
|14||TTH 10:30-11:45||Young||The Rhetoric of Radical Speech|
|15||TTH 10:30-11:45||Berger||Contemporary American Short Stories|
|16||TTH 10:30-11:45||Albert||The Age of Collapse?|
|17||TTH 12:00-1:15||O’Connor||Violence and Macbeth|
|19||TTH 12:00-1:15||Brophy||Personal Identity and Survival|
|20||TTH 1:30-2:45||O’Connor||Violence and Macbeth|
|21||TTH 1:30-2:45||Andonovski||What Is Mental Illness?|
|22||TTH 1:30-2:45||Estrada||The End of Moral Responsibility|
View the individual course descriptions of all the sections of Expository Writing on our course descriptions page.