Concentration in Writing and Rhetoric | Department of English
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Concentration in Writing and Rhetoric

Major requirements

Required courses, 18 hours

  • ENGL 1310 - College Writing I
  • ENGL 1320 - College Writing II
  • ENGL 3000 - Introduction to Literary Analysis and Interpretation Skills
  • Note: ENGL 3000 should be taken in the first 18 hours of English course work.

6 additional hours

Students choose two of the following courses:

  • ENGL 2341 - Forms of Literature
  • ENGL 2321 - British Literature
  • ENGL 2326 - American Literature
  • ENGL 2331 - World Literature
  • ENGL 2351 - Mexican American Literature

Diversity requirement

Students choose one course from the following.

  • ENGL 3920 - Ethnic American Literatures
  • ENGL 4220 - Contemporary North American Indigenous Literature
  • ENGL 4245 - Postcolonial Literature and Theory
  • ENGL 4250 - Latinx Literature
  • ENGL 4255 - Mexican American Non-Fiction and Criticism
  • ENGL 4260 - African American Literature
  • ENGL 4270 - Modern Jewish Literature
  • ENGL 4670 - Gender and Sexuality in Literature

Required upper division courses are:

  • ENGL 3200 - Rhetorical History and Historiography
  • ENGL 3210
  • ENGL 4200 - Studies in Modern Rhetoric
  • ENGL 4210
  • ENGL 4230 - Special Topics in Rhetoric and Writing Studies
  • One 3000-level course in literature or creative writing OR ENGL 3110
  • Two 4000-level courses in creative writing or literature OR ENGL 4150

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