Rhetoric and Culture Minor


For additional assistance in planning your Rhetoric and Culture Minor, contact Dr. Cori Brewster (cbrewste@eou.edu) or Dr. Donna Evans (devans@eou.edu) and see the Advising page.

Required Courses

  • ENGL 220: Sophomore Seminar I: Rhetoric and Literacy (3)
  • WR 222: Introduction to Rhetoric (3)­­­­­­­­­­

Choose at least 3 credits from the following

  • WR 220: Methods of Tutoring (3)
  • WR 360: Literacy, Discrimination, and Power (3)
  • ENGL 316:  Approaches to Grammar (4)

Choose at least 3 credits from the following

  • WR 320: Professional Writing (3)
  • WR 330: Digital Rhetoric (3)

 Choose at least 6 credits from the following

  • WR 281:  Writing in the Community (3)
  • HUM 328: Interdisciplinary Rhetoric (3)
  • WR 393:   Rhetoric of Public Culture (3)
  • WR 493:   Writing Theory (3)


Choose the remaining 11 – 12 credits from either English or Writing at the 200-level or above, with a minimum of 6 credits in literature.

A minimum of 30 graded credits in English/Writing is required. A minimum of “C-” or better is required in each course counting toward the minor, but a cumulative grade of “C” (2.00) is required for completion of the minor. At least 15 of the 30 credits must be upper-division. A minimum of 10 credits applied to the minor must be taken at Eastern Oregon University.