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During summer quarter, PWR offers a range of courses in writing and oral communication through Summer Session.  Note that not all of these courses fulfill the PWR 1 or PWR 2 requirement for Stanford students.  

PWR Offerings: Summer 2022

PWR 1A - Introduction to Writing at Stanford: Analyzing Popular Culture (Enrollment limited to incoming first-year student athletes; does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement). IN-PERSON.

PWR 1D - Writing Academic Arguments: The Art of the Essay (Enrollment limited to high school students enrolled in Stanford High School Summer College; does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement). IN-PERSON.

PWR 1TRF: Beyond the Ivory Tower: The Rhetoric of the University. ONLINE. Enrollment limited to incoming Transfer Students (This course fulfills Stanford's WR-1 requirement.)

PWR 2MGD: Silicon Valley and the Future of Work: The Rhetoric of Labor Utopias and Dystopias. Enrollment limited to Stanford students who have fulfilled the WR 1 requirement and other undergraduate summer students. ONLINE. (This course fulfills Stanford's WR-2 requirement)

PWR 2HLA: Decoding Persuasion: How Researchers Convince Audiences. Enrollment limited to Stanford students who have fulfilled the WR 1 requirement and other undergraduate summer students. IN-PERSON. (This course fulfills Stanford's WR-2 requirement)

Oral Communications Offerings

Oralcomm 118: Public Speaking: Romancing the Room (enrollment open to any student enrolled in Stanford Summer Session; does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement)

Summer Courses in Collaboration with other programs

PWR 6LSP - Exploring Research, Writing, and Argument at Stanford (enrollment limited to students in the Leland Scholars Program; does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement)

SOAR Writing - Introduction to Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford (enrollment limited to students in the Stanford Online Academic Resources program; does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement)