2017 Four-Year Institution Survey

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  • A Master's degree in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in English was dropped.
  • concentrations in writing and lit as part of an MA in English
  • We redesigned the Ph.D. program
  • There were adjustments made to curricular requirements for the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.
  • The MA degree in Rhetoric & Teaching of Writing subsumed within MA in English Studies (now RTW is a concentration)
  • the M.A. in Writing became an M.A. in Composition, Rhetoric, and Digital Media
  • Master's in Texts, Technologies and Literature
  • Exit requirement changes
  • curriculum changed
  • Curricular changes
  • Changes in required courses; changes in PhD comprehensive exams
  • A PhD Emphasis in Writing Studies was developed and offered.
  • change in exam requirements
  • Ceased admission to rhetoric and composition specialization.
  • As noted on a previous screen, an MS was added that is specifically to appeal to writing and technical writing students, which will require less foreign language and an additional technical literacy course. The Masters program also added a sequence in Technical Writing.
  • applied for master's in digital writing and rhetoric, but the Board of Regents denied our request
  • An MA in Professional Writing was added.
  • An MA in Humanities with a concentration in Writing was added
  • Added master's degree in Technical Communication
  • a very successful optional writing workshop (for publication) was added
  • Writing/Rhetoric was added as an emphasis area to our existing MA in English (literature)

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