RPC Courses & Programs of Study

 

PhD and MA students in RPC select courses from the list below:

    • 500 Proseminar: Teaching English Composition
    • 501 Research Methods in Rhetoric and Professional Communication
    • 503 Theory and Research in Composition
    • 504 Teaching Business and Technical Communication (practicum)
    • 505 Technology in Business, Technical, and Professional Communication
    • 506 Theory and Research in Professional Communication
    • 507 Writing and Analyzing Professional Documents
    • 508 Advanced Workshop in Academic Writing (summer)
    • 509 Writing Proposals and Grant Applications
    • 529 Multimedia Content Management
    • 542 Document Design for Professional Communication
    • 547 History of Rhetorical Theory I: From Plato to Bacon
    • 548 History of Rhetorical Theory II: From Bacon to the Present
    • 549 Multimedia Design in Professional Communication
    • 582 Advanced Rhetorical Analysis
    • 586 Visual Rhetoric in Professional Communication
    • 587 Internship in Business, Technical, and Professional Communication
    • 590 Special Topics
    • 592A Rhetoric of Science and Technology
    • 592B Visual Rhetoric
    • 592C Multimodal Theory and Pedagogy
    • 592D Critical Cultural Rhetorics
    • 602 Research Design in Rhetoric and Professional Communication:
      (A) Qualitative or (B) Quantitative
    • 603 Seminar in Advanced Pedagogy in Rhetoric and Composition: Theory and Research
    • 611 Topics in Rhetorical Theory
    • 631 Organization and Administration of Multimodal Writing Programs

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PhD applicants must have completed a bachelor’s or master’s degree upon entering the program and must meet doctoral-level application requirements.