Undergraduate Students

Advanced Composition and Rhetoric at Georgia State University is an area of concentration for earning a B. A., M. A., or Ph. D. in English, although anyone can take the courses offered. No other university in Georgia offers this opportunity.

As a student in rhetoric and composition, you will study rhetorical history and theory as well as contemporary approaches to the theory and practice of writing in both academic and non-academic settings. You will also learn how to use new publication and information technologies that will make you more attractive to prospective employers. At the end of your coursework and during the Senior Seminar course, you must submit an electronic portfolio (efolio), created on your GSU sites blog as your requirement for graduation.

Whatever your academic and career goals, taking courses in Advanced Composition and Rhetoric will help you become a better writer and improve your ability to communicate effectively.