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2012 - 2013

Minor in Writing and Rhetoric (19 hours)


Program Requirements

  1. Complete the following:
  2. Complete one course from the following:
      ENGL 311 : Writing About the Arts and Humanities. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 311 : Writing About the Arts and Humanities. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Junior or senior status.
      DESCRIPTION: Writing for both academic and mass audiences about the functions, meanings, values, and qualities of art and the humanities. Library research paper.
      NOTE: Carries GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication credit.

      Course Outcomes


      ENGL 312 : Persuasive Writing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 312 : Persuasive Writing. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Junior or senior status.
      DESCRIPTION: Expository and persuasive writing focusing on practical reasons for evaluating audiences, generating and structuring an argument, and making stylistic decisions. Library research paper.
      NOTE: Carries GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication credit.

      Course Outcomes


      ENGL 316 : Technical Communication. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 316 : Technical Communication. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Junior or senior status.
      DESCRIPTION: Effective processes of written, oral, and visual technical communication, including collaborative processes. Writing for academic and professional audiences.
      NOTE: Carries GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication credit.

      Course Outcomes


      ENGL 324 : Writing with Style. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 324 : Writing with Style. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
      DESCRIPTION: Developing stylistic competency and range in nonfiction writing, especially at the sentence and paragraph levels.

      Course Outcomes


  3. Complete 12 additional credit hours from the following (courses will not double count between items 2 and 3):


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