English and Rhetoric

Curriculum ENG.RHT.AA (U224A21)

Courses in Rhetoric train students in the craft of writing and develop skills in critical thinking. Some courses are required; others may be selected as a basis for a major in English.

Courses in English introduce the major genres, survey American and British literature, and examine authors or special fields of literature. Some courses meet general education requirements and all contribute toward developing a major in the field.

Recommended courses:

 

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition I

3

 

RHT 102

Freshman Rhetoric and Composition II

3

(Select courses that meet the BA requirements of your transfer college.)

Recommended electives:

 

ENG 101

Introduction to Poetry

3

 

ENG 103

Introduction to Fiction

3

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ENG 170

Introduction to Children’s Literature*

3

 

ENG 202

Introduction to Drama

3

 

ENG 231

Introduction to Shakespeare*

3

 

RHT 255

Creative Writing*

3

General education requirements: AA degree

37-41

English and Rhetoric courses or other electives for AA degree

23-27

See ENG course descriptions.

*Not offered every semester.

Chairperson: Michael Flaherty, Ext. 3250