2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

WRIT 30603 Rhetoric of Social Media

Prerequisites: ENGL 10803, 20803, and at least one 10000- or 20000-level ENGL/WRIT course. This course explores the characteristics, affordances, and effects of social media as rhetoric, with special attention to the ways in which the uniquely digital qualities of social media such as speed, interactivity, anonymity, remix, and networked circulation complicate the traditional rhetorical situation of rhetor, audience, text, and context. Student cannot receive credit for WRIT 55153 and WRIT 30603.