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English/Writing

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Are you creative and wish to live a socially engaged life within your community, region, nation and world? Do the habits of mind that enable people to become life-long learners appeal to you? If so, this is a degree for you.

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The Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in English/Writing, the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, and the minors in English/Writing or Interdisciplinary Writing and Rhetoric provide coursework in literature, rhetoric, and creative writing, preparing students to be critical, creative thinkers and effective communicators.

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Interdisciplinary Writing and Rhetoric (IWR) Minor

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  • For assistance in planning your Interdisciplinary Rhetoric and Culture Minor, contact Dr. Cori Brewster (cbrewste@eou.edu).
  • Major and minor checksheets and the academic catalog are located on the Academic Degrees and Programs webpage at https://www.eou.edu/academics/.

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In addition to providing majors and minors, the English/Writing Department at EOU provides a number of services to the EOU campus community. English faculty teach composition courses (WR 115, WR 121, WR 122, WR 123), participate on First-Year Experience Committees, oversee the University Writing Requirement, and are involved in Writing Across the Curriculum initiatives.

EOU online student James Wierson

“APEL enabled me to complete my undergraduate degree in a timely and efficient manner. The process was guided expertly by the class instructor and the feedback I was given was extremely helpful in enabling me to craft both an effective and meaningful essay. What was truly amazing was seeing how my life experiences have been so educational and the fact that EOU has built a program that allows students to turn experiential learning into college credit is incredible. I would encourage any adult student with life experience to seriously consider the APEL process.”

James Wierson
English/Writing
Estacada, Ore.

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Our 100% online option allows for the flexibility of online learning with our personalized academic support.

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EOU graduates can research, analyze and communicate across a broad spectrum of situations and express themselves effectively to a varied audience. The key is the flexibility of a creative mind paired with skills that will never lose currency.


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