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2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Writing and Rhetoric, B.A.

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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. Students who have been exempted from WRT 160  for submitting a portfolio as described under the General Education Program  in the Undergraduate Degree Requirements  section of the Undergraduate Catalog do not need to take WRT 160  and can instead choose an additional elective course to complete their 20 credit of course work. Students must complete the following:

2. Eight credits from WRT electives at the 200 level or above.

Students may substitute appropriate courses from other departments with permission of the WRT department chair.

3. Sixteen credits from one area of specialization — one of the elective courses may be chosen from another track with the permission of the WRT department chair

a. Writing for the Professions

b. Writing for New Media

c. Writing as a Discipline

4. One senior capstone is required

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