College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse > Undergraduate > Writing and Rhetoric (BA) > Major Requirements
We offer the Writing and Rhetoric BA in two modalities: on-campus and fully online.
Major requirements for each modality are unique. On-campus major requirements are listed below, and
online major requirements are listed in the Academic Catalog.
View online requirements in the Catalog
Fifty-six quarter hours distributed as follows:
One course is required from each of the two following WRD elective categories:
May be repeated for credit when the topic is different.
The equivalent of eight additional four-hour electives may be drawn from either of the elective categories above and from the following:
All Writing and Rhetoric majors are required to take one EL-designated course within the major. WRD courses designated both EL and LSP EL will fulfill the major’s EL requirement and the Liberal Studies Experiential Learning requirement simultaneously. A LSP EL course taken outside of WRD will not count toward the EL major requirement.
Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.
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