Phd in rhetoric and composition in University of south florida
The Ph.D. in English involves a minimum of 30 hours of course work beyond the M.A. degree, exclusive of credits devoted to the foreign language requirement and to the doctoral dissertation. Included in these hours must be ENG 6005 Scholarly Research and Writing, ENG 6018 or ENG 6019 and one other theory-rich course, and two courses designated as Doctoral Seminars, with an extra credit of ENG 7939. After completing the necessary course work, students must take a nine-hour written qualifying doctoral exam with oral defense. Students passing this exam and fulfilling the foreign language requirement are then admitted to doctoral candidacy. Students who carry deficiencies on this exam for more than two terms, or who fail this exam more than once, are dismissed from the program. Upon the completion and approval of the dissertation, students will defend the dissertation in a two-hour oral examination. After successful completion of the dissertation and defense, students will be awarded the doctoral degree.
Offical Transcripts, Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.25, Statement of Purpose, Three Letters of Recommendation, Resume or Curriculum Vitae, Writing Sample, Test scores: GRE, GMAT, IELTS, TOEFL, PTE
English as a foreign language teacher, Lexicographer, Magazine journalist. Newspaper journalist, Publishing copy-editor/proofreader, Web content manager.