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Program at a Glance

Program
Bachelor
College(s)
College of Arts and Humanities
Department(s)
Writing and Rhetoric
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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The Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing and Rhetoric provides students with in-depth training in the interrelated fields of writing, rhetoric, and literacy studies, preparing them for a range of writing-focused jobs that involve the analysis, creation, editing, adaptation, and/or coordination of written, digital, and multimedia texts.

Admission Requirements

  • Students transferring with an AA or AS degree or who have completed their general education courses in composition elsewhere are strongly recommended to enroll in ENC 3314 - Writing and Rhetoric Foundations in their first semester at UCF.

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Students must earn at least a "C" (2.0) in each required course.
  • Students must earn a minimum 2.5 GPA in coursework used to satisfy the major.
  • Students should consult with a departmental advisor each semester.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement consists of at least 18 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the UCF Writing and Rhetoric Department.
  • Courses designated in General Education Program and Common Program Prerequisites are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

Fall
May 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
July 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
March 1
Spring
September 1
Summer
January 1

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Career Opportunities

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