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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2018-2019 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
    
 
  May 27, 2020
 
2018-2019 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ENGWRT 0561 - WRITING FOR SOCIAL CHANGE


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course examines writing from times of conflict and crisis to help students compose work in which they witness, report, advocate, question, and/or desire change. Students study creative writing by authors responding to significant cultural and political events for its use of writing strategies such as observation, reflection, advocacy, and argument. Students develop their own creative work on social change issues relevant to their interests and ultimately gain knowledge of the importance of civic engagement.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Seminar
Grade Component: LG/SU3 Elective Basis


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