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MA in Rhetoric & Composition


Please note that we have recently updated our core course requirements. Composition Pedagogy is no longer a required core course but a prescribed elective for students interested in teaching. This change will not affect our total degree hours. Please see our Degree Requirements for more detailed information. 

Important Dates

  • July 28: Registration for Fall 2019 Ends

  • August 26: First Day of Classes

  • October 4: Graduation Application Deadline

  • October 22: Registration for Spring 2019 Begins (6:00 a.m.)

  • November 5: Final Date for Thesis Defense

  • November 12: Thesis due to Graduate College

  • November 26: Thesis must be approved by Graduate College by 5:00 pm

  • December 2: Comprehensive Examination Paperwork Due 

Additional Important Dates