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For all writing studies course descriptions,
see the University Catalog.

The Department of Writing Studies offers a rotating selection of graduate courses every semester. Department faculty teach seminars as readings or research courses on a variety of thematic, geographic, and temporal topics. 

Below is a list of current graduate course offerings.

Spring 2021

Course NumberCourse TitleSections
WRIT 5051Graduate Research Writing for International StudentsSections [1]
WRIT 5052Graduate Research Presentations and Conference Writing for Non-Native ...Sections [1]
WRIT 5112Information Design: Theory and PracticeSections [1]
WRIT 5196Internship in Scientific and Technical CommunicationSections [1]
WRIT 5291Independent Study, Reading, and ResearchSections [1]
WRIT 5501Usability and Human Factors in Technical CommunicationSections [1]
WRIT 5532Practicum in Writing PedagogiesSections [1]
WRIT 8011Research Methods in Writing Studies and Technical CommunicationSections [1]
WRIT 8333FTE: Master'sSections [1]
WRIT 8444FTE: DoctoralSections [1]
WRIT 8505Professional PracticeSections [1]
WRIT 8510Seminar in RhetoricSections [1]
WRIT 8520Seminar in Scientific and Technical CommunicationSections [1]
WRIT 8666Doctoral Pre-Thesis CreditsSections [1]
WRIT 8777Thesis Credits: Master'sSections [1]
WRIT 8792Independent Study, Reading, and ResearchSections [1]
WRIT 8794Directed ResearchSections [1]
WRIT 8888Thesis Credit: DoctoralSections [1]

Fall 2021

There are no WRIT courses available for Fall 2021.
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