ERIC Number: EJ879721
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
The Undergraduate Writing Major: What Is It? What Should It Be?
Balzhiser, Deborah; McLeod, Susan H.
College Composition and Communication, v61 n3 p415-433 Feb 2010
Using the data collected by the CCCC Committee on the Major, the authors demonstrate how quickly the writing major is growing, map the commonalities among various majors, discuss some of the problems in developing a major, and raise questions about what a writing major should be. (Contains 3 figures, 2 tables and 8 notes.)
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Writing (Composition), Majors (Students), College Planning, Required Courses, Curriculum Development, Intellectual Disciplines
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Education Level: Higher Education
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