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2022/2023 University Catalog 
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ENGL 508W - The Writing of Criticism

Units: 3

Offered at: SDSU Main Campus and SDSU Imperial Valley

Prerequisite(s): Six lower division units in literature and/or creative writing. Satisfies Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement for students who have completed 60 units; completed Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 8 or higher (or earned a grade of C (2.0) or better in RWS 280 , RWS 281  [or LING 281 ] if score on WPA was 6 or lower); and completed General Education requirements in Communication and Critical Thinking. Proof of completion of prerequisite(s) required: Test scores or verification of exemption; copy of transcript.

Theory and practice of literary criticism. Emphasis on the work of important critics and on development of student’s own critical writing.