Jun 22, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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RHET 170 - Rhetoric and Public Advocacy Internship

Semester Hours: 1-3

Fall, Spring

An internship program that affords students an opportunity to apply their classroom experience in rhetoric and public advocacy to a professional work setting. Students work a requisite number of hours and complete a paper relevant to their work experience. Periodic meetings with supervising rhetoric and public advocacy faculty are required. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Junior class standing and successful completion of 21 credits in rhetoric and public advocacy; GPA of 3.0 or better or permission of internship coordinator. Students must be approved for admission into the program before registering. A minimum of 28 hours on-site work per semester hour is required, in addition to a minimum of 10 hours of academic work. Academic work can include such things as reading, research, term paper and/or final project, to be determined by the faculty adviser in consultation with the student on a case-by-case basis. There will be a minimum of three meetings with the faculty adviser over the course of the internship. Grade will be based on both academic and on-site performance. An on-site evaluation of “poor” will result in a course grade of no higher than C. May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis.  May be repeated for a total of 6 s.h.

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