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2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

English Major: Writing, Rhetoric, and Communications Option

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BA Degree


Students must earn a C- or better for courses to count toward the English major degree.  English majors are encouraged to take some of their electives in additional English courses.


Nine (9) credits required.

Writing Core

Take at least seven (7) Professional Writing courses, five (5) of which must be at the 300 -400 level, including at least one computer-intensive writing course, one theory course and one capstone workshop.  Twenty-one (21) credits total:


Three (3) units required.


Three (3) credits required.

Capstone Writing Workshop

Three (3) credits required.  Workshops require senior standing and prerequisites ENL 257, 258 and 260, or permission.

Literature Electives

Six (6) credits required at the 300 - 400 level.

Total Credits: 36

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