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ENGL 3155. News Writing (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 This course provides a study of and practice in reporting and news writing. Students will study reporting techniques, interviewing techniques, story organizations, different types of leads, copy editing, and legal aspects of journalism, among other topics. Publication in the Saber and The Ledger-Enquirer will be encouraged.

ENGL 3156. Advertising Writing (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. Study of and practice in advertising writing for a variety of media, including television, radio, magazines, and newspapers.

ENGL 3176. Print Design (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. This course is dedicated to the study of print design within the publishing industry. After addressing relevant subjects in electronic discourse and publishing, students will analyze the various methods of print design. The course will devote extensive attention to the principles and theories of design, followed by the process and practice of creating and publishing various types of technical documents. The course will devote extensive attention to collaborative writing in a networked classroom and will prepare students with electronic skills critical for careers in publishing, professional writing, and academic research.

ENGL 5149. Grant Writing (3-0-3) Undergraduate Prerequisites: ENGL 2157 and with a "C" or better. This course will examine the topics and strategies in grant writing. After addressing relevant subjects in the principles of grants, the course will analyze the various methods of research used to find funding. The course is specifically designed to prepare students with the skills critical for the writing of grant proposals. Accordingly, a variety of grant proposals will be studied. The course will consider the ethical elements of funding. Because grant writing is so often a group effort, the course will devote extensive attention to collaborative writing.

ENGL 5155. Theories of Rhetoric (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 2157. Using the principles and techniques of classical and contemporary rhetoricians, students will learn to understand discourse. Analysis will focus on texts from various historical periods and from a spectrum of contexts, including business, literary, and political.