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II. English - Rhetoric and Professional Writing Option

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II. English - Rhetoric and Professional Writing Option (120 Credits)

Requirements in this degree are a core of eighteen hours of 300-400 level classes, twelve to eighteen hours of electives from the list of approved courses, and the option of one or two electives – with the approval of advisor – of any English or Humanities course at any level. Required courses/core (18 hours): 301, 302, 360, 362, and 460 or 461 (Prerequisite of Engl 402 or 403 required for 461). One transnational lit course (chosen in consultation with advisor) from 370, 371, 372, 373, 460, or 461. Electives (18 hours): 308, 336, 354, 355, 358, 361, 363, 375, 401, 402, 405, 410, 458, 461, 475, 476, 495, any creative writing course deemed appropriate by CW faculty, the student, and her or his advisor.
First Year
First TermCredits
Arts & Humanities [H,G] (GER)13
Engl 101 [W] (GER)3
GenEd 110 [A] (GER)3
Math Proficiency [N] (GER)3
Science Elective (GER)4
Second TermCredits
Arts & Humanities [H,G] or Social Sciences [S,K] (GER)3
Biological Sciences [B] (GER)4
GenEd 111 [A] (GER)3
Social Sciences [S,K] (GER)3
Elective3
Second Year
First TermCredits
Arts & Humanities [H,G], Intercultural Studies [I,G,K], or Social Sciences [S,K] (GER)6
Engl 301 [W] (GER)3
Engl 302 [W] (GER)3
Physical Sciences [P] (GER)4
Second TermCredits
Engl 3603
Engl 3623
Engl 370, 371, 372, or 3733
Intercultural Studies [I,G,K] (GER)3
Elective3
Complete Writing Portfolio
Third Year
First TermCredits
Rhetoric / Professional Writing Electives6
Electives9
Second TermCredits
Rhetoric / Professional Writing Electives6
Electives9
Fourth Year
First TermCredits
Rhetoric / Professional Writing Electives6
Electives6
Second TermCredits
Engl 460 or 46123
Tier III Course [T] (GER)3
Electives9

Footnotes
1Humanities Electives: At least one from HUMANITY 101, 103, 302 [M], 303, 304, 335, 350, 410, or 450 is required. Upper-division HUMANITY courses are not recommended for first-year students.
2Prerequisite of ENGLISH 402 [M] or 403 [M] required for ENGLISH 461 [M].

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