Writing-Rhetoric

(18 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of English, 356 Bachelor Hall (513-529-5221).

This minor provides an understanding of how language and writing shape actions and attitudes and form persuasive discourse through study of rhetorical theory for writers, research methods in writing, and practice in a wide range of writing that college-educated graduates can be expected to produce in their civic and professional lives.

Courses taken credit/no-credit will not count toward the minor. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor.

Program Requirements

Required courses:

ENG 223 Strategies for Writers (3)

ENG 415 Capstone in Professional Writing (3) or

ENG 495R Capstone in Rhetoric and Writing (3)

Elective courses (12 hours):

ENG/IMS 171 Humanities and Technology (3)

ENG 224 Digital Writing and Rhetoric: Composing with Words, Images and Sounds (3)

ENG 225 Advanced Composition (3)

ENG 226 Introduction to Creative Writing: Short Fiction and Poetry (3)

ENG 298 Introduction to Literary and Cultural Studies (3)

ENG 301 History of the English Language (4)

ENG 302 Structure of Modern English (4)

ENG 303 Introduction to Linguistics (4)

ENG 304 Backgrounds to Composition Theory and Research (3)

ENG 313 Technical Writing (3)

ENG 315 Business Writing (3)

ENG 323 Creative Non-Fiction (3)

ENG 411 Visual Rhetoric (3)

ENG 412 Print and Digital Editing (3)

ENG 413 Grant and Proposal Writing (3)

ENG 414 Usability and User Experience (3)

ENG 481 Writing Center Consulting (3)

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