Duke Writing Rankings

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    CS 342

    Technical and Social Analysis of Information and the Internet

    Difficulty: 2.0, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Political Science 110

    Comparative Approaches to Global Issues

    Difficulty: 2.0, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    English 110

    Introduction to Creative Writing

    Difficulty: 2.1, Overall Quality: 3.0
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    English 235

    Shakespeare

    Difficulty: 2.3, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    PubPol 364

    The Art of the Interview

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    VMS 205

    Intro to Performance Studies

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    PubPol 182

    Public Speaking: Policy Advocacy and Communication

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Religion 281

    American Apocalypse: Beat Generation Spirituality

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    History 233

    Roman History

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    PubPol 263

    Border Crossing: Leadership, Value Conflicts, and Public Life

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    English 220

    Introduction to the Writing of Poetry

    Difficulty: 2.4, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    Political Science 318

    Congress and the President

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    History 219

    Indian Civilization

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Theater 202

    Introduction to Performance Studies

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    History 331

    Exploring Latino Identity in the Twentieth Century

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    History 160

    Gateway Seminar: The Global Sixties: Race, Revolution, Sexuality

    Difficulty: 2.5, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    History 311

    Men, Women, And Sports

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    History 152

    Gateway Seminar: History at Sea

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Econ 347

    African Economic Development

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 2.6
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    Music 137

    Music, Social Life, and Scenes

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.0
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    History 248

    Publishing Pop Fiction

    Difficulty: 2.6, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    VMS 209

    Representing Women in the Classical World

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Romance Studies 258

    Women and Power in the Renaissance

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    History 188

    Gateway Seminar: The Price of Sex- Gender and the Global Political Economy

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.0
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    Italian 301

    AIntroduction to Italian Culture: Language, Literature, Film

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Econ 313

    The Uses of Economics

    Difficulty: 2.7, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    History 101

    Intro to Global History

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Econ 314

    The History of Modern Macroeconomics from Keynes to the Present

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Sociology 338

    Theory and Society

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Human Rights 214

    Ethical Challenges in Environmental Conservation

    Difficulty: 2.8, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Political Science 367

    Environment and Conflict

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Writing 182

    Public Speaking: Policy Advocacy and Communication

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Philosophy 155

    Reason and Argument

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Theater 222

    Introduction to Shakespeare

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    French 301

    Advanced French Language/Writing Workshop

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    Psychology 202

    Research Methods in Psychological Science

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    PubPol 275

    United States Environmental Policy

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    PubPol 275

    United States Environmental Policy

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    Philosophy 124

    Freedom and Responsibility

    Difficulty: 2.9, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Sociology 195

    Comparative Approaches to Global Issues

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Jewish Studies 341

    Jewish Ethics

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 4.1
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    English 222

    Introduction to the Writing of Creative Non-Fiction

    Difficulty: 3.0, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    Religion 354

    Christian Ethics and Modern Society

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    Bio 273

    Marine Ecology

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 2.7
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    Political Science 236

    Advanced Research Seminar in Urban Politics and Policymaking

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Jewish Studies 335

    Jewish Mysticism

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Econ 345

    Urban Economics

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Music 126

    Acoustics and Music

    Difficulty: 3.1, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Sociology 263

    Aging and Health

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 3.1
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    Music 221

    Writing About Music

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Evanth 344

    Primate Field Biology

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    PubPol 367

    News Writing and Reporting

    Difficulty: 3.2, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    English 226

    Dramatic Writing

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.7
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    Writing 305

    Writing about Performance

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Physics 417

    Advanced Physics Laboratory and Seminar

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Sociology 332

    Methods of Social Research

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Political Science 374

    Watchdog Reporting In Politics

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 4.0
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    French 302

    Cultural and Literary Perspectives

    Difficulty: 3.3, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Econ 319

    The Philosophy and Methodology of Economics

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Theater 273

    Screenwriting

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Global Health 215

    Case Studies in Global Sexual and Reproductive Health

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Science and Society 256

    Science and Society

    Difficulty: 3.4, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    Theater 280

    Dramatic Writing

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Spanish 301

    Advanced Spanish Writing

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 3.9
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    History 307

    History of Economic Thought

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Bio 267

    Behavioral Ecology

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Spanish 305

    Spanish for Heritage Speakers

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Spanish 308

    Latino/a Voices in Duke, Durham and Beyond

    Difficulty: 3.5, Overall Quality: 4.3
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    Theater 285

    Writing the Dramatic TV Episode

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    PubPol 301

    Political Analysis for Public Policy-Making

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.5
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    Econ 370

    Global Capital Markets

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.6
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    Science and Society 303

    Rise of Modern Science: Newton to Einstein

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Writing 255

    Literacy, Writing, Tutoring

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 4.0
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    Psychology 302

    Brain Waves and Cognition

    Difficulty: 3.6, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    French 410

    Contemporary French Fiction

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Neuroscience 366

    Behavioral Neuroendocrinology

    Difficulty: 3.7, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    Bio 385

    Integrative Neurosci Lab

    Difficulty: 3.8, Overall Quality: 2.8
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    Bio 373

    Sensory Physiology and Behavior of Marine Animals

    Difficulty: 3.8, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Econ 431

    Research Methods: Energy Markets and Environmental Impacts

    Difficulty: 3.8, Overall Quality: 3.4
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    Philosophy 101

    Introduction to Philosophy

    Difficulty: 3.8, Overall Quality: 2.6
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    Neuroscience 355

    Visual Perception and the Brain

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Bio 361

    Field Ecology

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    Philosophy 345

    The Philosophy and Methodology of Economics

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Stats 440

    Case Studies in the Practice of Statistics

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 4.3
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    Neuroscience 383

    Brain Waves and Cognition

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 2.9
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    Math 431

    Introduction to Real Analysis

    Difficulty: 3.9, Overall Quality: 3.2
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    Bio 416

    Experimental Molecular Biology

    Difficulty: 4.1, Overall Quality: 3.3
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    Stats 470

    Introduction to Statistical Consulting

    Difficulty: 4.2, Overall Quality: 3.8
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    Math 531

    Real Analysis I

    Difficulty: 4.4, Overall Quality: 3.8
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