Dec 05, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
    
2020-2021 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG–FOR INFORMATION ONLY]

English - Rhetoric and Writing Emphasis (B.A.)


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Program Learning Outcomes

  • Identify, describe, and compare the rhetorical features of a variety of genres across different historical periods and cultures.
  • Produce effective communication in a variety of genres for a variety of audiences; articulate arguments and interpretations through presentations, academic essays, and professional/technical documents.
  • Conduct scholarly research.
  • Apply a range of theories and critical perspectives through diverse scholarly methods and methodologies.
  • Strategically, responsibly, and effectively employ appropriate communication technologies with rhetorical awareness.

Program Information

  • All courses must be passed with a “C-” (1.7) or better to be counted in the major.

General Education Requirement (30-35 Credits)


See General Education  for course options.

  • Core Course Requirements (12-15 Credits)
  • Knowledge Area Requirements (16-20 Credits)

Please note: All students must complete a minimum of 30 credits between the Core and Knowledge Area requirements.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree Requirement (16 Credits**)


  • Bachelor of Arts Degree - Foreign Language requirement 16 Credits

** Note: One semester of a foreign language may also fulfill the General Education  Humanities requirement. The 16 credits may be fulfilled by taking four semesters of a foreign language or by testing out of a language and purchasing the credits. These credits are typically counted in the degree total at the bottom of the page. Consult your Student Success Advisor for details. 

English - Rhetoric and Writing Curriculum Summary (45 Credits)


Note


ENGL 2400 is required for English majors and minors as a prerequisite to 3000- and 4000-level classes, and with ENGL 2700 for 4000-level classes.

Literature Options (18 Credits)


4000-Level Literature Courses (9 Credits)


Select 9 credits from the following:

Free Electives (24-32 Credits)


Total elective credit is determined by General Education courses taken, degree type selected, additional credits earned, and any additional math or other prerequisite courses needed. For a bachelor’s degree, students must earn a minimum of 40 upper-division credits (courses numbered 3000-4999). Students may need to select additional upper-division courses not included in their major requirements in order to reach this minimum. Please consult your Student Success Advisor for details.

Total Credits, B.A. Degree: 120