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Requirements for the liberal arts major in writing and rhetoric, B.A. program
The major in writing and rhetoric requires a minimum of 40 credits in writing and rhetoric courses. Only courses in which the student has earned a grade of at least 2.0 or higher may be counted toward the writing and rhetoric major.
2. Eight credits from WRT electives at the 200 level or above
Students may substitute appropriate courses from other departments with permission of the Writing and Rhetoric Department chair.
3. Sixteen credits from one area of specialization
Choose either the professional writing, writing for digital media, or writing studies specialization. Students may substitute appropriate courses from other specializations within the major with the permission of the writing department chair.
Students using this catalog to meet writing and rhetoric major requirements may also use any course subsequently approved as satisfying requirements under the specialization elective categories and published in a later catalog.