Master of Arts (MA) in English
PhD in Rhetoric, Writing, and Professional Communication
A minimum of 33 s.h. of coursework is required, with a final presentation on the Thesis or Comprehensive Assessment Project (CAP). Subject matter from coursework may also be a part of the examination.
Each entering student should consult with the Director of Graduate Studies, who will review curriculum requirements and options and will suggest appropriate courses related to available concentrations:
Multicultural and Transnational Literatures
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Technical and Professional Communication
Rhetoric and Composition
The PhD program offers students the opportunity to combine theory and practice in the study of rhetoric, writing, and professional communication. Focusing on public and community rhetorics across genres and media, we provide future scholar-teachers with diverse, well-supported research and pedagogical experiences and foster professional development within intellectual and professional communities.
For more information, please visit the PhD program website.