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Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

English: Rhetoric/Writing


  • Oxford
  • Minor
  • On Campus

The Rhetoric/Writing minor provides an understanding of how language and writing shape actions and attitudes and form persuasive discourse through study of rhetorical theory for writers, research methods in writing, and practice in a wide range of writing that college graduates are expected to produce in their civic and professional lives. (18 semester hours)

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Tim Lockridge

Director of Professional Writing

Department of English

356 Bachelor Hall

301 S. Patterson Ave., Oxford, OH 45056


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The Rhetoric and Writing minor consists of eighteen hours of study (six courses) from the introductory to the senior level, including historical surveys, major author courses, and courses in special topics. Courses taken for credit/no credit will not count toward the hours required for the minor.