University of Portland Bulletin 2014-2015

CST 521 The Rhetoric of Sustainability

Students in this course analyze rhetorical artifacts from the environmental, business, and sociocultural realms that employ and exemplify the rhetoric of sustainability. Applying rhetorical theories to the environment and sustainability, this course explains mechanisms regarding how organizations and others have constituted their work, promoted their products and services, and advocated environmental and social policies using the term sustainability.