Program in Writing and Rhetoric

As an English major, you have the option of completing a concentration or minor from the Writing and Rhetoric Program.  This multi-department program offers specialized courses in writing, speaking, and critical thinking, and many of the courses are offered by the English department.

To complete a concentration or minor in Writing and Rhetoric, you can choose from an array of professional, skills-based writing courses such as Media and Web Writing, Advanced Expository Writing, Journalism, Creative Writing, and Desktop Publishing, as well as more theoretical and information-based courses such as Rhetoric and Public Discourse, Media Criticism, Ways of Reading, and Intercultural Communication.  This combination of practical and theoretical approaches serves as an excellent complement to the English major.