Composition & Rhetoric

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Founded in 1991 as a stand-alone, multidisciplinary program inside the English Department, the Composition & Rhetoric Program is committed to providing outstanding undergraduate and graduate education focused on significant issues in rhetoric, language, literacy, and learning in contemporary society. We are home to a highly-ranked doctoral program in Composition & Rhetoric, where a nationally renowned group of faculty and staff work closely with a diverse group of graduate students on developing excellence in scholarship, teaching, and professional activism. Additionally, we offer attentive, student-centered undergraduate writing courses through the English 100 and English 201 programs, as well as through new professional writing courses and internships.

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