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Professional Writing and Rhetoric

University of Southern Indiana

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
20242 USD/year
20242 USD/year
8706 USD/year
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About

Professional Writing and Rhetoric from University of Southern Indiana is designed to develop skills valued by professions such as marketing, business, law, technical writing, education, health care or publishing. 

Overview

Courses in Professional Writing and Rhetoric from University of Southern Indiana offer real-world writing experience, often through service learning projects for regional community partners, while foundational courses in rhetorical and composition theory prepare students to teach writing or to pursue graduate study in rhetoric and composition.

Graduates with Professional Writing and Rhetoric from University of Southern Indiana will:

  • Develop close- and critical-reading skills through discussion as well as formal and informal writing about a variety of texts.
  • Develop skills in critical reading and analysis through the application of theoretical approaches to a variety of texts. 
  • Understand the major socio-historical contexts informing the study of American/British literature.
  • Understand the distinctions between major literary genres.
  • Understand, at the introductory level, significant theoretical orientations that inform ways of reading texts.
  • Develop an understanding of the range of disciplines included in English studies. 
  • Understand the terminology of American/British literature through major periods and literary movements.
  • Develop as emerging professionals with skills and habits of mind that will help them achieve success in further study in the discipline and the diverse professions they will pursue.  
  • Become multi-dimensional readers, thinkers, and writers.
  • Develop civic-mindedness and a desire to influence and transform their communities and the world. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technical Writing 
  • Critical and Investigative Writing
  • Writing in the Digital Age
  • Advanced Grant Writing 
  • History of Rhetoric 
  • Contemporary Issues in Rhetoric 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
71
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online Admissions Application and pay the $40 application fee.For assistance, please view the application tips in English and Spanish. 
  • Submit Official Academic Records from all secondary schools you have attended. Click here to submit your records through our secure online form.
  • Submit Official proof of English Proficiency.
  • Submit either official ACT or SAT scores, if required 
  • If you have taken some time off from school, please submit an explanation of what you have been doing since you graduated from high school until the month you plan to enroll at USI.
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4 point scale.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20242 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20242 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20242 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8706 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8706 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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