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Four-Year Plan

Curriculum

Four-Year Plan

Sample Course Materials

Because most courses required for the major have no prerequisites, the writing major and minor are flexible courses of study.  Talk with your advisor to figure out a plan that’s best for you.

The charts below suggest which courses are best to take early in your college career, and which to take later.  Only Rhetoric courses are listed below.  Consult with the English department for more information on creative writing (CRW) classes.

Fall Courses for your first two years (or later)

Spring Courses for your first two years (or later)

RHE-125 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
RHE-175 Writer’s Studio
RHE-200 Rhetorical Theory
RHE-215 Intro to Journalism
RHE-265 Professional Writing
RHE-277 Cultural Studies
RHE-285 Technical Writing and Information Design

RHE-125 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
RHE-225 Journalism and Media Writing Workshop
RHE-255 The Essay
RHE-317 Propaganda and Persuasion

 

May Term Courses for anyone

Summer Courses for anyone

RHE-335 Writers Colony

RHE-345 Nature Writing

 

Fall Courses for your last two years

Spring Courses for your last two years

RHE-375 Advanced Writers Studio (2 terms)
RHE-805 Independent Study in Rhetoric
RHE-845 Directed Studies in Writing
RHE-895 Publication Practicum or Internship in PR/Journalism/Communication
Honors Thesis

RHE-325 Advanced Media Workshop
RHE-415 Advanced Writing Workshop
RHE-805 Independent Study in Rhetoric
RHE-845 Directed Studies in Writing
RHE-895 Publication Practicum or Internship in PR/Journalism/Communication
RHE-357 Environmental Rhetoric