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College Of Arts And Sciences
Writing & Rhetoric
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Why Study Writing & Rhetoric?

The minor in Writing and Rhetoric helps learners in all disciplines to become better students. This minor complements nearly any choice of major concentration since writing competency is necessary in many upper-level courses and in most professions, regardless of subject area. The Writing and Rhetoric minor allows students a high degree of flexibility in choosing coursework that suits their interests and schedules. Writing courses stress collaborative learning in the classroom and are designed as workshops. Students work in small groups to learn aspects of writing analysis and criticism to better analyze their own writing as well as the writing of fellow students.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Grammar & Style
  • Writing Workshop
  • Grant Writing
  • Technical Communication

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Writing for the Health Professions
  • Writing about African-American Literature
  • Writing about Global Literature
  • Theories and Methods of Mentoring Writers

ADMISSION INFO:

Completion of the Writing and Rhetoric minor requires 18 credits. At least 12 of the credits must be taken at Stony Brook University. Transfer credits are awarded solely by permission of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric Director.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Tutor
  • Leadership Coach

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Appalachian State University
  • Hofstra University
  • Northampton Community College
  • The Core Story

Interested in this Minor?

Program in Writing and Rhetoric

Chair: Roger Thompson

Office: 2005 Humanities

Phone: (631) 632-7390

College Of Arts And Sciences
Writing & Rhetoric
Back to all Programs

Why Study Writing & Rhetoric?

The minor in Writing and Rhetoric helps learners in all disciplines to become better students. This minor complements nearly any choice of major concentration since writing competency is necessary in many upper-level courses and in most professions, regardless of subject area. The Writing and Rhetoric minor allows students a high degree of flexibility in choosing coursework that suits their interests and schedules. Writing courses stress collaborative learning in the classroom and are designed as workshops. Students work in small groups to learn aspects of writing analysis and criticism to better analyze their own writing as well as the writing of fellow students.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Grammar & Style
  • Writing Workshop
  • Grant Writing
  • Technical Communication

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Writing for the Health Professions
  • Writing about African-American Literature
  • Writing about Global Literature
  • Theories and Methods of Mentoring Writers

ADMISSION INFO:

Completion of the Writing and Rhetoric minor requires 18 credits. At least 12 of the credits must be taken at Stony Brook University. Transfer credits are awarded solely by permission of the Program in Writing and Rhetoric Director.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Assistant Professor
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Tutor
  • Leadership Coach

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Appalachian State University
  • Hofstra University
  • Northampton Community College
  • The Core Story

Interested in this Minor?

Program in Writing and Rhetoric

Chair: Roger Thompson

Office: 2005 Humanities

Phone: (631) 632-7390

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