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A strong foundation in writing

Writing and Rhetoric, BA

A strong foundation in writing

Is writing your calling? Are you eager to develop your craft? Intrigued by the professional opportunities available to writers? If so, Pace’s dynamic BA in Writing and Rhetoric program is for you.

Pace’s BA in Writing and Rhetoric program will help you to build the skills you need to succeed in the wide variety of careers available to writers who write clearly, persuasively, and artfully. These skills are in increasingly high demand for jobs such as content/copy writer, editor, multimedia journalist, communications officer, creative writer, grant/proposal writer, public relations coordinator, teacher, and marketing associate. The program’s diverse learning opportunities allow you to focus your study of writing through different lenses, including those of digital and cultural rhetorics, creative and professional writing, literacy studies, new media, and composition theory, in order to achieve your personal and professional goals.

This well-rounded writing education prepares you for a rewarding career in publishing, journalism, media, non-profits, government, law, consulting, and business—fields in which the development, analysis, and effective synthesis of texts are essential skills. The program also prepares you for continued study at the graduate level.