Dec 03, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

English Writing, Rhetoric, and Technology Minor

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The English Writing, Rhetoric, and Technology minor allows students to complement their area of major study with systematic experience in writing.

These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.

Program Delivery

  • This program is both an on-campus and online program.

Declaring This Minor

  • Please see your CLAS advisor.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Students must complete a minimum of 15 ENGL credit hours.
  2. Students must complete a minimum of 6 ENGL credit hours must be taken at the upper-division (3000- or 4000-) level.
  3. Students must earn a minimum grade of C-(1.7) in all minor courses taken at CU Denver and must achieve a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0. All graded attempts in required and elective courses are calculated in the minor GPA.
  4. Students cannot complete minor or ancillary course requirements as pass/fail.
  5. Students must complete a minimum of 9 ENGL credit hours with CU Denver English faculty.

Program Restrictions, Allowances and Recommendations

  1. Core composition courses (English 1020 and 2030) do not count toward the minor, nor does CLEP or AP credit.
  2. Courses counted in the minor cannot be counted toward any of the English majors.
  3. Internships are available for students who have completed over 60 credit hours and count toward the upper-division elective in the minor. Visit CU Denver’s Experiential Learning Center (ELC) for more information (Tivoli 260). A faculty sponsor is required for all internships.
  4. Students are encouraged to take ENGL 1020 and ENGL 2030 before beginning the minor.
  5. Courses counted in a minor cannot be counted toward any English Major or English Writing, Rhetoric, and Technology Major.

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