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    Jun 20, 2024  
2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog 
2021-2022 Augusta University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and a concentration in Professional Writing and Rhetoric

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Program Overview

The Professional Writing and Rhetoric track of the English major emphasizes a broad knowledge of rhetoric, including its history, trends, methods, issues, and themes. Students in this track work closely with faculty mentors who provide encouragement and assistance in completing focused, timely research projects. Augusta University’s Professional Writing and Rhetoric program specializes in genre and language theory, style, public discourses, and writing pedagogy. Students in this track enjoy considerable flexibility in developing a course of study that will promote scholarly and professional development.

Program Contact
Christina Heckman, PhD
Admissions Information

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website.

Progression and Graduation Requirements
  • A grade of C or better is required in all Major Concentration courses.
  • Courses completed for Area C in the Core Curriculum cannot be duplicated in Area F.
  • Graduating seniors must submit an exit portfolio acceptable to the appropriate portfolio committee.

Core Area A-E: 42 Hours

For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Minor Concentration & Electives: 30 Hours

Minor Concentration: 15-18 Hours

Electives: 12-15 Hours

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours

Students who transfer to Augusta University with less than 60 credit hours must complete the Wellness Requirement.

Total Hours for the Degree: 124 Hours

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