Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Logo
Apply to SIUE

English header

Rhetoric and Writing Minor

The minor in Rhetoric and Writing requires a minimum of 18 hours.

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

At least six of the eighteen hours must be taken at the 400-level. A minor in Rhetoric and Writing may be combined with an English major; however, courses may not be counted for both programs.

Core Requirements (9 hours):

ENG 201 - Intermediate Composition

ENG 490 - Advanced Composition

Either ENG 334 - Scientific Writing or ENG 491- Technical and Business Writing

Electives (9 hours) from the following:

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 465 - Special Topics (with advisor approval)

ENG 488 - Rhetoric, Politics, and the Law

ENG 489 - Style and Intentionality

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.

facebookoff twitteroff vineoff linkedinoff flickeroff instagramoff googleplusoff socialoff