The Rhetoric and Composition Emphasis offers a range of coursework in Rhetorical and Critical Theory, and Composition and Pedagogy. The Emphasis offers innovative classes on topics including Rhetoric and the Media, The Confession, and Nothing. Intensive work with Faculty in our small department is encouraged, and Independent Studies on special topics may be arranged.
Ten courses are required for the M.A. in English with a Rhetoric and Composition Emphasis.
You also must pass the M.A. Comprehensive Exam.
You must take:
The normal time it takes to get the degree is two years.
* This course must be taken in the first semester of study.
Pictured above: M. T. Cicero's Cato Major, or His Discourse of Old-Age, Printed and sold by Benjamin Franklin, First American Edition, 1744. Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, LMU. Gift of T. Marie Chilton.