Department of Rhetoric & Writing
Department of Rhetoric & Writing

Degree Plan

Rhetoric & Writing Degree Plan

Major requirements for students following the 2020-2022, 2018-2020, 2016-2018, 2014-2016, and 2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalogs:

Major: Twenty-seven semester hours of coursework in rhetoric and writing, including at least eighteen hours of upper-division work.


  • Rhetoric and Writing 306, Rhetoric & Writing.
  • Rhetoric and Writing 321, Principles of Rhetoric.
  • Each of the following courses (any topic):
    a. Rhetoric and Writing 330C, Advanced Studies in Digital Rhetoric.
    b. Rhetoric and Writing 330D, History of Rhetoric.
    c. Rhetoric and Writing 330E, Rhetorical Theory and Analysis.
  • Three hours chosen from Rhetoric and Writing 310, 325M, 328 (any topic), 368C, and 368E.
  • Nine additional semester hours in rhetoric and writing, including six hours of upper-division coursework.