Writing and Rhetoric
Learn advanced strategies of writing clearly on a well-defined topic using correct grammar, accepted usage, stylistic conventions appropriate to philosophy, and a voice, tone, and level of formality suited to one's intended audience
Critical Reading and Writing
Cultivate advanced critical reading and writing skills used in summarizing, paraphrasing, formulating, analyzing and evaluating philosophical arguments, and in prewriting, drafting, revising, critiquing, editing, and proofreading philosophical essays.
Use scholarly research tools (including library and internet resources) in writing expository, persuasive, and philosophical essays; effectively use and cite researched material