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Major: Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies


Introduction

Rhetoric and composition/writing studies programs teach students how to write for applied and liberal arts purposes. Includes programs in creative writing, and professional, technical, business, and scientific writing.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Creative Writing
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies, Other
  • Technical and Business Writing
  • Writing, General

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Award of less than 1 academic year, 19 graduates

Associates degree, 19 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 452 graduates

Master degree**, 93 graduates

Doctoral degree, 3 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Cambridge Cambridge
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids Coon Rapids
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Online Coon Rapids
Bemidji State University Bemidji
Century College White Bear Lake
Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights
Inver Hills Community College - Online Inver Grove Heights
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minnesota State College Southeast - Online Red Wing
Minnesota State College Southeast - Red Wing Red Wing
Minnesota State College Southeast - Winona Winona
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato - Online Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato-Edina Edina
Normandale Community College Bloomington
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall
Southwest Minnesota State University - Online Marshall
Winona State University Winona

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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