The minor in Rhetoric and Writing Studies provides non-English majors with advanced instruction in rhetorical studies and document design. Students will learn to examine the roles of language, writing, and communication in different social and professional settings. In addition to receiving practical instruction in effective writing, students will also develop analytical tools for understanding language as social action.

Requirements for a minor in Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Students must complete 15 hours from among the following courses:15
Advanced Composition
Essay Writing
Literacy in America
Technical and Report Writing (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 2023)
Topics in Rhetoric and Composition
English Language and Composition for Teachers
Studies in Rhetoric and Composition
Total Hours15