Rhetoric and Writing

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The major in this program leads to the Bachelor of Arts in Rhetoric and Writing.

Minors requiring 18 hours of coursework are available in Rhetoric and Writing and in Creative Writing. Note: The Creative Writing minor is not available to students taking the Creative Writing option of the Rhetoric and Writing major. 


Program Learning Outcomes

  1. All students will produce a variety of texts in response to differing rhetorical contexts.
  2. All students will produce effective texts in response to differing rhetorical contexts.
  3. All students will produce texts which demonstrate their engagement with communities and issues outside the classroom.
  4. All students will reflect on their portfolio (process and product) and articulate a definition of the scope and value of rhetoric.