Rhetoric and Argument Writing Undergraduate Certificate

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Writing that informs, persuades and motivates

Use rhetoric – the art of effective speaking or writing – to take stances and promote causes.

Reach your audience in targeted ways. Communicate toward a goal.

Choose your certificate

Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in rhetoric and argument writing.

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. ENG 326(3); ENG 525(3) or 526(3).
  2. Two courses from: ENG 201(3), 205(3), 222(3), 289(3), 500(3); ENG 525(3)* or 526(3)*; COM 350(3), COM 566(3), ECO 435(3), JRN 374(3), JRN 572(3), LAW 341(3), PHI 340(3), PLS 316(3), PLS 317(3), PLS 419(3).
  3. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

*either course if not selected for required core