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Interdisciplinary Writing and Rhetoric Minor

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MINOR REQUIREMENTS CHECK SHEET

A minimum of 30 graded credit hours
At least 15 credit hours must be upper division
A minimum grade of “C-“ and a cumulative GPA of 2.00 (or better) is required in all courses counting toward the minor.
A minimum of 10 graded credit hours counting toward the minor must be completed at Eastern Oregon University.
No more than one course used to meet the requirements for another major or minor will count toward the minimum 30 credits required for the IWR minor.

 

REQUIRED COURSES:

Complete all three courses below, preferably waiting to take WR 322 until most electives are complete

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisites(s)
COM 152 Introduction to Web Design [APC] 4
WR 222 Intro to Rhetoric [AEH,UWR] 4 WR 121
WR 322 Interdisciplinary Rhetoric 3 WR 222

 

GROUP 1 ELECTIVES: 6 credits

Complete a minimum of 6 credits from the Group 1 listing

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
WR 220 Methods of Tutoring [UWR] 4 WR 121
WR 281 Writing in the Community [AEH,UWR] 4 WR 121
WR 320 Professional Writing [UWR] 3 WR 121 & JR standing
WR 330 Digital Rhetoric [UWR] 3 JR or SR standing
WR 351 Professional Editing & Publishing [available in even years] 4 At least JR standing
WR 360 Lit Discrimination and Power [DPD,UWR] 3 At least SO standing
WR 393 Rhetoric or Public Culture [AEH,UWR] 3 WR 121 and SO standing

 

GROUP 2 ELECTIVES: 14 credits

Complete a minimum of 14 credit hours using courses listed below and/or additional courses from Group 1 above. Please note that not all courses are offered both online and on campus, and some are offered more frequently than others.

Course # Title [and course information] Credit(s) Prerequisite(s)
ANTH 312 Native People of North America [DPD,UWR] 5
ANTH 342 Heritage and Museums [available in even years] 5
ANTH 356 Language & Culture 5
ART 101 Foundation of Visual Literacy [APC] 4
ART 205 Art History II [AEH, UWR] 3
ART 206 Art History III [AEH, UWR] 3
ART 227 Graphics [APC] 4
ART 321 Digital Design [APC] 4
BA 225 Business Communications [UWR] 4 WR 121
COM 162 Communication Design [APC] 4
COM 252 Introduction to New Media [APC] 4
COM 452 Advanced New Media 4 COM 125 or COM 252
ENGL 316 Approaches to Grammar [AEH,UWR] 4 At least JR standing
HIST 203 Historical Methods [AEH, UWR] 5
HIST 319 US History Through Film 5
HIST 322 The West in Film 5
HIST 345 Environmental History 5
NAT 305 Native American Activism 5
NAT 370 Native American Law 5
POLS 340 Politics and Media [SSC, UWR] 5
PSY 222 Writing in Psychology [UWR] 3 PSY 201, 202
SOC 344 Selling the News [SSC] 2 SOC 205 recommended
SOC 345 Media/Politics/Prop [SSC] 5 SOC 205 recommended
SPAN 323 Language & Culture III 4 SPAN 207, 208, 209
SPAN 425 Translation Theory/Practice 4 SPAN 344, 345
WR 230 News Writing [UWR] 4 WR 121 or equivalent
WR 241 Intro to Fiction Writing [APC] 3 SO standing
WR 242 Intro to Poetry Writing [APC] 3 SO standing
WR 243 Screenwriting Fundamentals [APC] 3 SO standing
WR 248 Intro Writing in Genres [APC] 3 SO standing
WR 310 Selected Topics in Writing (with approval) 1-6
WR 329 Grant Writing 1-3 WR 121 or equivalent & SO standing
WR 348 Intermediate Writing in the Genres 4 WR 248 & JR or SR standing
WR 409 Practicum (with approval) 1-5
WR 410 Special Topics (with approval) 1-6
WR 436 Themes Writing/Rhetoric 3 WR 222 and JR standing
WR 493 Writing Theory 3 WR 121, one lit course & JR or SR standing

 

Total credits required for minor: 30 

If the requirements for the minor are not met at the time of graduation, the minor will not be awarded.
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Last update September 2014