Located in Humanities 2005, the Program in Writing and Rhetoric offers the composition and rhetoric courses that fulfill the writing requirement at Stony Brook. You can learn more about these courses--WRT 101, WRT 102, WRT 200, WRT 302 and WRT 303-- by visiting the "Courses" section of our pages.
The Program in Writing and Rhetoric also offers courses for those who have completed their writing requirement: WRT 302 Critical Writing Seminar: Special Topics, and WRT 303 The Personal Essay. In addition, we offer a grammar review course, WRT 200 Grammar and Style for Writers. To prepare future tutors and teachers of writing, we offer WRT 392 Theories and Methods of Mentoring Writers.
At the graduate level, we offer an advanced certificate in Teaching Writing.
We also offer Independent Studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
SPECIAL EVENT: PERSONAL ESSAY STATEMENT WORKSHOP SPONSORED BY THE CAREER CENTER AND WISE WITH DR. ROBERT KAPLAN FROM THE PROGRAM IN WRITING AND RHETORIC
A well-written personal statement enables you to persuasively present yourself to an admissions or selection committee whose members have never met you. In this workshop, we will discuss the structure of an effective personal statement, as well as tips and guidelines to help you distinguish yourself from other applicants. We will also brainstorm possible “hooks” for your personal statement.
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Place: SAC 304
For additional information, please contact Elena Polenova at the Career Center:
Phone: (631) 632-6810. Advance registration is required. Please log onto Handshake to register. Space is limited.
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