Students must apply for admission to the program (Concentration). Submit the application form (see below) to Dr. Karyn Hollis, Director of the Concentration in Writing and Rhetoric, English Department. Applicants who meet the admission requirements will be contacted by Dr. Hollis for an initial advising interview.
Students must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or better to enroll in the Concentration. Students must maintain a 3.00 average in all Concentration courses.
After successfully completing all course requirements, a WebCt grammar/editing exam, a writing practicum or internship, a clip-book (hardcopy) and web-based portfolio, a successfully critiqued and revised entrance essay, students will be awarded the Concentration certificate. The Concentration will also be noted on the student's transcript.
CWR students may check their application and progress in the program here.
Students have to attend two Concentration events over the course of their enrollment in the program.
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