Summer Courses

During summer quarter, PWR offers a range of courses in writing and oral communication through Summer Session.  Most of these courses do not fulfill the PWR 1 or PWR 2 requirement for Stanford students.  They are designed for high school students, incoming first year student athletes, participants in the Leland Scholars Program, veterans in the Stanford 2 to 4 Veteran Accelerator, and others.  

PWR Offerings

PWR 1A - Introduction to Writing at Stanford (enrollment limited to incoming first-year student athletes; does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement)

PWR 1D - Writing Academic Arguments (enrollment limited to high school students enrolled in Stanford High School Summer College; does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement)

PWR 1HZ - Introduction to College Writing (enrollment limited to high school students enrolled in Stanford's Horizon Scholars program; does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement) - Not offered 2019-2020

PWR 2RC - The Red Pill or the Blue Pill? The Rhetoric of Drugs (fulfills Stanford's WR-2 requirement).  Read the full course description.

PWR 2SN - The Rhetoric of Activism (fulfills Stanford's WR-2 requirement). Read the full course description.

PWR 2STB - The Rhetorics of Science, Culture, and Research (fulfills Stanford's WR-2 requirement). Read the full course description.

PWR 6VT - Writing in the University: Academic Argument (enrollment limited to veterans in the Stanford 2 to 4 Veteran Accelerator; does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement) - Not offered 2019-2020

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)

Oralcomm 219: Oral Communication for Graduate Students (does not fulfill Stanford's WR-1 or WR-2 requirement) Not offered 2019-2020

Summer Courses in Collaboration with other programs

PWR 6LSP - Exploring Research, Writing, and Argument at Stanford (enrollment limited to students in the Leland Scholars Programdoes 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)