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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Writing and Rhetoric Studies, B.A.


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Major Requirements for Writing and Rhetoric Studies


Department of Writing & Rhetoric Studies
writing.utah.edu
Advising
http://writing.utah.edu/undergraduate/advising.php
Languages and Communication Building 3700
801-581-7090

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 36

Students must complete two foundational courses, WRTG 3860 - Introduction to Rhetoric  and WRTG 3870 - Writing as Social Practice ; one academic or professional writing course; five courses in Writing and Rhetoric Studies; a Senior Seminar WRTG 5990 ; and three topical course electives that can be taken within the department or through other departments .

Graduation Requirements

  • All major courses must be completed with a grade of C- of better.

Honors in Writing & Rhetoric Studies

Students seeking an HBA or HBS in Writing & Rhetoric Studies must complete:

Required Courses


Complete 9 credit hours

Rhetoric and Writing Studies


Complete 15 credit hours

Topical Course Electives


Complete 9 credit hours. Contact the Writing & Rhetoric Studies advisor for more information.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


  • General Education - (WR2) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (QA) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 1st Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 2 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • Bachelor Degree - (DV) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (QB) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 2nd Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 2 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Second Year


Fall Semester


  • WRTG 3860 - Introduction to Rhetoric 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 3rd Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (SF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


  • WRTG 3870 - Writing as Social Practice 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 4th Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (SF/AS) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Writing & Rhetoric Studies - Topical Electives 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • Writing & Rhetoric Studies - Rhetoric and Writing 3 Credit(s)
  • Writing & Rhetoric Studies - Topical Electives 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 9 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • Writing & Rhetoric Studies - Rhetoric and Writing 6 Credit(s)
  • Writing & Rhetoric Studies - Topical Electives 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 6 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • Writing & Rhetoric Studies - Rhetoric and Writing 3 Credit(s)
  • Writing & Rhetoric Studies - Academic and Professional Writing AND Bachelor Degree (CW) 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 4 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (IR) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 2 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • WRTG 5990 - Senior Seminar 3 Credit(s)
  • Writing & Rhetoric Studies - Rhetoric and Writing 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective Hours 9 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

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