Minor in Public Writing and Rhetoric

Beginning in Spring 2023, the Writng and Rhetoric program in the Department of English will offer a Minor in Public Writing and Rhetoric.

Students who wish to minor in Public Writing and Rhetoric must complete 18 credits as specified below:

  • At least 12 credits of ENWR courses at the 3000 level or above.
  • A maximum of 6 credits (total) can be earned from the following courses:
    • 2000-level ENWR courses
      • Exception: ENWR 2510 “Advanced Writing Seminar,” a course for advanced First Year students, will not count toward the minor.

    • 3000/4000-level ENGL courses
    • 3000/4000-level ENCW courses

Only courses taken in the English Department at the University of Virginia can count toward the Public Writing and Rhetoric minor.  Within the College of Arts and Sciences, the same course may not be applied to a major and a minor.

If you have questions, or would like to declare a minor in Public Writing and Rhetoric, please contact Prof. Kevin Smith (kgs8th@virginia.edu).

The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only.  The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements. These publications may be found at http://records.ureg.virginia.edu/.