UCOR-1100 : Ecocriticism and Sustainability

University Core | University Core | UG

  • LSAP Goal 1 Response to the Cry of the Earth
  • LSAP Goal 4 Adoption of Sustainable Lifestyles
  • LSAP Goal 7 Community Resilience and Empowerment
  • 11 Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • 12 Responsible Consumption and Production
  • 13 Climate Action
  • 14 Life Below Water
  • 15 Life on Land

About this Course

A seminar-format course designed to develop English college-level academic writing skills in all students to prepare them for both academic and other forms of writing they will encounter in later classes (argumentative writing, reflective writing, etc.). Emphasis on: 1) fundamental writing mechanics, 2) argument construction and use of evidence and 3) rhetorical thinking/flexibility to address various situations, audiences, and genres. Each faculty member selects a theme for their section(s) to focus students' reading and writing work.