College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse > Undergraduate > First-Year Writing > Courses > WRD 103: Composition and Rhetoric I
WRD 103 introduces students to the forms, methods, expectations, and conventions of college-level academic writing. It also helps students develop rhetorical knowledge in both critical reading and writing as they work to develop their written and multimodal composing skills to achieve a range of purposes and objectives. This course is part of the university Liberal Studies core, and students must achieve a grade of C- or better to receive graduation credit.
Course Goals. WRD 103 has the following specific goals:
Minimum Course Requirements. Each section of WRD 103 is expected to meet the following minimum requirements for student work: