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University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  
 
  Jul 05, 2022
 
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus 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
Course Requirements: PREQ: ENGCMP 0004 or ENGCMP 0006


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