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Rhetoric and Writing Minor

(The Rhetoric and Writing minor may be combined with an English major.)

Students must complete ENG 101 and 102 with a grade of C or better before beginning the minor.

At least six of the required eighteen hours must be taken at the 400-level.

Core Requirements (12 hours):

  • ENG 201 – Intermediate Composition
  • ENG 388 - Survey of the History of Rhetoric*
  • ENG 490 - Advanced Composition
  • Either ENG 334 - Scientific Writing or ENG 491- Technical and Business Writing

Electives (6 hours):

  • ENG 332 - Argument*
  • ENG 333 - The Rhetoric of Videogames*
  • ENG 410 - Rhetoric, Writing, and Citizenship
  • ENG 411 - Internship in Writing
  • ENG 412 - Digital Literacies
  • ENG 444 - Creative Nonfiction
  • ENG 489 - Style and Intentionality
  • ENG 465 - Special Topics (with advisor approval)

*Currently the English Department will accept either ENG 332 or 333 in place of ENG 388. Students may not use ENG 332 or 333 as an elective when also substituting the course for the ENG 388 core requirement.

Electives should be selected in consultation with Dr. Anushiya Ramaswamy, the Department mentor for the Rhetoric and Writing minor. Click here to download a PDF of the Rhetoric and Writing minor requirements.

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