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BA - BS On Campus

Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication

48 months
Duration
24386 USD/year
24386 USD/year
7460 USD/year
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About

The Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication offered by the James Madison University includes two concentrations in the undergraduate major: technical and scientific communication and writing and rhetoric. 

Overview

About this Degree

The School of Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication at James Madison University is a community of exceptional faculty, dedicated staff, talented students and energetic alumni in one of the only stand-alone programs in the U.S. dedicated to writing across a variety of modes and genres.

WRTC offers an expansive curriculum and a wide variety of opportunities for hands-on learning. Students learn the kinds of research, analytical and technical skills that allow them to become successful professional communicators as well as competitive candidates for a wide variety of graduate programs. Our faculty is comprised of practitioners and scholars from fields including rhetoric and writing, scientific and technical communication, creative nonfiction, professional communication, digital media, feminist studies, rhetoric of health and medicine and science studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studies in Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication
  • Theory and Methods in Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication
  • Professional Editing
  • Language, Law and Ethics
  • Internship in Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication
  • Capstone in Writing, Rhetoric and Technical Communication

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.25

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of the equivalent of a US secondary education
  • Minimal 2.25 GPA (Grade Point Average) - equivalent to 77-79% or a 'C+' average
  • Diploma or certification of graduation from High School in your home country
  • Undergraduate applicants who intend to major in theater, dance, music and studio art must also submit a portfolio and/or arrange an audition.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12193 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    24386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12193 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3730 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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