Professional Writing and Rhetoric, B.A.

Requirements for a Major in Professional Writing and Rhetoric

Thirty-six semester hours including the following:
Required Courses
ENG 1310Writing and Academic Inquiry Seminars3
ENG 2301British Literature3
PWR 2314Introduction to Professional Writing and Rhetoric3
PWR 3318Professional & Workplace Writing3
PWR 4377Writing Internship3
Six semester hours of Lecture courses:6
Literacy Studies
Women's Writing and Rhetoric
Rhetoric of Race
Studies in Public and Civic Writing
Editing and Publishing
Special Topics Lecture in Writing and Rhetoric
Nine semester hours of Workshop or Project-based courses:9
Technical Writing
Persuasive and Argumentative Writing
Creative Nonfiction
Tutoring Writing
Special Topics in Writing Workshop
Undergraduate Research and Publication
Writing for Social Change
New Media Writing and Rhetoric
Religious Rhetoric and Spiritual Writing
Advanced Creative Nonfiction
Three semester hours of Literature courses from the following:3
English Literature through the Sixteenth Century
English Literature of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
British Literature from the Nineteenth Century to the Present
Religion and Literature
History of Critical Theory
The Oxford Christians
Short Fiction: A Reading Course
Post-Colonial Literature
African American Literature
The Art of Film
Topics in Literature
American Literature through Whitman
American Literature from Whitman
Old and Early Middle English Literature
Later Middle English Literature Excluding Chaucer
Special Topics in Medieval Literature
English Drama to 1642
Sixteenth-Century Poetry and Prose
Shakespeare: Selected Plays
Early Seventeenth-Century Poetry and Prose
English Poetry and Prose from 1660 to 1745
English Poetry and Prose from 1745 to 1798
English Drama from 1660 to 1800
Eighteenth-Century British Novel
Romantic Poetry
Victorian Prose
The Brownings
Nineteenth-Century British Novel
Modern British Novel
Women Writers
Modern British Poetry
Modern British and Continental Drama
Special Topics in Literature
Contemporary Novel
Great Books of the Western World
American Renaissance
Early American Literature
Major Authors
American Realism and Naturalism
Contemporary Critical Theory
Contemporary Poetry
Postmodern American Novel
Modern American Novel
Christian Literary Classics
Postmodern American Poetry
Literature of the South
Modern American Poetry
American Drama
Three semester hours of additional 3000-4000 level ENG or LING courses3
A grade of "C" or better in courses used for the major
Total Hours36