As part of the Mason Core and Mason Impact, ENGH 302 prepares students to do advanced rhetorical analysis, research, and writing oriented toward investigating, engaging with, and responding to meaningful disciplinary questions in a variety of contexts within and beyond the university walls. ENGH 302 is offered in five versions: business, humanities, multidisciplinary, natural sciences, and social sciences.
ENGH 302 introduces students to potential undergraduate research opportunities as part of the Students as Scholars (SaS) initiative. SaS provides funding for undergraduate research projects in a variety of multi-disciplinary endeavors. ENGH 302 students are encouraged to engage in inquiry and discovery as they work through complex writing and research-oriented tasks that prepare them to shape and reshape our world by drawing upon their growing disciplinary expertise.
The courses are offered in a variety of learning modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, hybrid online, and both synchronous and asynchronous online. For a description of course modalities and to see how each type of modality appears on PatriotWeb, please visit our course modalities page.
ENGH 302 Learning Outcomes
SaS Student Learning Outcomes
Requirements and Prerequisites
Students are advised to complete the ENGH 302 version that is most relevant to their major field or postgraduate professional plans. All students are welcome to take 302-Multidisciplinary. Students should take ENGH 302 by the end of their junior year, so that they may incorporate their new knowledge into senior-level research and writing projects in their major field and in writing intensive courses.
All students who register for ENGH 302, regardless of discipline, must meet the following prerequisites:
Note: The Volgenau School of Engineering requires students to take specific versions of ENGH 302, based on major:
Volgenau students enrolled in a different version of ENGH 302 should contact their advisor immediately.
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