English
 

Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Professional Writing and Rhetoric
Minor
Hours19 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

Program Outcomes: 

History, Theory, and Criticism

Students will define, explain, and debate the principles and practices from rhetorical theories throughout history, showing meta-cognitive awareness of the appropriate interpretive and composing processes involved in a rhetorical approach to reading and producing acts of communication.

Composing and Presentational Skills in a Wide Variety of Pub

Students will employ an expanded repertoire of composing and presentational skills to produce effective texts in a wide variety of public and professional genres, using multiple modes of discourse, including print, visual, digital, oral, and other means of communication.

Grammar and Style

Students will use grammatical and stylistic principles to analyze, imitate, and create effective and appropriate discourse in a wide variety of communicative acts.