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ENGLĀ 341. Rhetoric of Science and Medicine. 3 Units. (Last Taught: Fall 2009)

This course explores the roles language and rhetoric play in constructing, communicating, and understanding science and medicine. It surveys current and historical debates, theories, research, and textual conventions of scientific and medical discourse. May be taught with a specific focus, such as scientific controversies, concepts of health and illness, visualizations of science, the body in medicine, and the history of scientific writing. A student may not receive credit for both ENGL 341 and ENGL 341C. Offered as: ENGL 341, ENGL 341C, and ENGL 441. Prereq: ENGL 150 or letter grade in SAGES First Seminar.