EXPO-Expository Writing

EXPO 1113. Principles of Expository Writing.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: ACT English 19 or ACT English (CICS) 19 or Undergraduate level ENGL 0113 Minimum Grade of D or Compass English 085 or Compass Writing Placement C or SAT Verbal 450 or SAT Verbal (CICS) 450. An introduction to the basic genres and methodologies of academic writing, with an emphasis on argumentation and audience analysis. For descriptions of section topics go to http://www.ou.edu/expo.html. (F, Sp) [I-ENGL].

EXPO 1213. Expository Writing.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1113, EXPO 1113 or faculty permission. Students will study and practice the craft of writing through four series of sequenced writing assignments that are attuned to selected readings in the particular topic of the course (http://www.ou.edu/expo.html). Freshmen exempted from the requirement of a 1200-level writing course may sign up for EXPO 1223, which signifies that the student will receive lower division western civilization and culture credit. (F, Sp) [I-ENGL] .

EXPO 1223. Expository Writing.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1113 or equivalent or faculty permission. Students will study and practice the craft of writing through four series of sequenced writing assignments that are attuned to selected readings in the topic around which the course is organized (http://www.ou.edu/expo.html). Freshmen exempted from the requirement of a 1200-level writing course may sign up for EXPO 1223 which signifies that the student will receive lower-division western civilization credit. (F, Sp) [IV-WC] .

EXPO 3103. Advanced Expository Writing.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: ENGL or EXPO 1213 and sophomore standing. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit six hours. Students will learn academic and professional writing techniques such as advanced research methodologies, multimedia/multimodal writing, collaborative writing, writing for the web, and practice in various academic and professional genres. All readings and assignments will be organized around a central theme determined by the instructor. (Irreg.)

EXPO 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

EXPO 4980. Independent Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: ENGL 1213, sophomore standing, and permission of department. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit six hours. An upper-division course used by students to complete independent research projects of their own design under the guidance of Expository Writing faculty. (F, Sp)