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Writing and Rhetoric, BA/Publishing, MS

The combination of the Writing and Rhetoric and Publishing curriculum provides students with a robust interdisciplinary experience, where they will gain conceptual knowledge and practice writing and editing skills to prepare for careers in the dynamic publishing and media industries.  Through the combined degree program, students will benefit from faculty mentorship, small courses, internships, and an active campus-wide writing community. Students hone in on individualized interests by selecting from various undergraduate courses in literary, literacy, and writing studies, along with digital and cultural rhetoric and professional, digital, and multimodal writing, that prepare them for professionalization in graduate courses such as Writing and Editing for Magazines and Digital Media to Principals of Publishing: Copy Editing and Proofreading. 

This is an accelerated 5-year program of 152 credits, with 12 graduate credits taken in the undergraduate junior and senior years. For the undergraduate curriculum, please see the undergraduate section of this catalog. For the graduate curriculum, please see the Graduate Viewbook of the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences.

Total Undergraduate Major Credits: (128)

Includes 12 graduate credits taken in undergraduate junior and senior years.

Total Credit Hours: 128