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Master of Arts in English, Rhetoric and Composition

Master of Arts in English, Rhetoric and Composition

Course Number and TitleCredits
Required Core Courses
ENGL 554 Methods for Research in Writing and Rhetoric
ENGL 555 Writing in Rhetoric and Composition Studies
ENGL 561 Composition Theory and Practice
ENGL 562 Theories of Rhetoric

3
3
3
3
Writing and Rhetoric Electives
Courses to be selected from the following:
ENGL 502 Teaching Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, and Fiction Writing (3 cr)
ENGL 511 Rhetorical Theory for Workplace Writers (3 cr)
ENGL 513 Technical Editing (3 cr)
ENGL 515 Visual Rhetoric and Information Design (3 cr)
ENGL 516 Topics in Print Document Production (3 cr)
ENGL 524 Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop (3 cr)
ENGL 534 Form and Theory of Creative Nonfiction (3 cr)
ENGL 536 Proposal Development (3 cr)
ENGL 537 Writing for Social Media and Online Communities (3 cr)
ENGL 545 Contemporary Issues and Institutional Contexts in Rhetoric and Composition (3 cr) (repeatable once)
6
Writing, Teaching, and Learning Electives
Courses to be selected from the following:
ENGL 501 The Teaching of Writing (3 cr)
ENGL 503 Writing Center Pedagogy and Administration (3 cr)
ENGL 540 Issues in Writing, Teaching, and Learning (3 cr) (repeatable once)
ENGL 567 Grammar and the Teaching of Writing: Theory and Practice (3 cr)
ENGL 582 Selected Topics in Teaching English Language Arts (3 cr) (when topic involves writing instruction)
ENGL 590 Practicum/Internship (1-3 cr)
ENGL 598 Seminar (Teaching Assistants) (3 cr)
6
English Electives
To be selected from graduate offerings in Literature, Linguistics, Rhetoric and Composition, Technical Communication, Creative Writing and English Education. The electives may include a maximum of three credits of independent work in ENGL 595, ENGL 596, and ENGL 696.
6
Culminating Activity
ENGL 591 Project or
ENGL 592 Portfolio or
ENGL 593 Thesis
3
Total33