Courses for the minor in writing primarily focus on familiarizing students with the foundations of rhetorical theory, the expectations of successful academic writing, and strategies for effective research. Students will come to see writing as more than just composing text but rather engaging in robust rhetorical situations across a variety of genres and modes.
Why Cottey’s writing minor is unique.
Cottey’s writing minor focuses on training students to understand, respond to, and engage with rhetorical situations to produce effective writing. As writing minors, students will expand their communication skills, explore new genres and styles, complement their majors, and prepare themselves for their careers.