Interdisciplinary Rhetoric and Writing Minor

Interdisciplinary Writing and Rhetoric (IWR) Minor

Information

  • For assistance in planning your Interdisciplinary Rhetoric and Culture Minor, contact Dr. Cori Brewster (cbrewste@eou.edu) or Dr. Donna Evans (devans@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/.

IWR Minor Requirements

A minimum of 30 graded credits from the following courses is required. At least 15 credits must be upper-division, and at least 10 must be from EOU. 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.

Required Courses

  • PHIL 103: Critical Thinking (5)
  • WR 222: Introduction to Rhetoric (3)
  • HUM 328: Interdisciplinary Rhetoric (3)

Complete a minimum of 6 hours from the following group

  • MM 350: Multimedia Theory (3)
  • WR 220: Methods of Tutoring Writing (3)
  • WR 281: Writing in the Community (3)
  • WR 320: Professional Writing (3)
  • WR 330: Digital Rhetoric (3)
  • WR 393: Rhetoric and Public Culture (3)
  • WR 493: Writing Theory (3)

Complete a minimum of 13 additional hours from courses listed in the section above and/or from the following group

  • ANTH 345: Media, Politics, Propaganda (5)
  • ANTH 356: Language & Culture (5)
  • BA 225: Report Writing (4)
  • ENGL 316: Approaches to Grammar (4)
  • GEOG 319: Environmental Report Writing (3)
  • MM 225: Multimedia Applications (3)
  • SPAN 322: Writing for the Bilingual (4)
  • THEA 360: Playwriting for the Stage (3)
  • WR 230: News Writing (4)
  • WR 243: Screenwriting Fundamentals (3)
  • WR 310: Selected Topics (1-5)
  • WR 316: Advanced Prose Writing (4)
  • WR 329: Grantwriting (repeatable) (1)
  • WR 351: Prof Editing & Publishing (3)
  • WR 360: Literacy, Discrimination, Power (3)
  • WR 409: Practicum (1-2)

May request to arrange Practicum and Selected Topics as individual projects with faculty members

At least 15 of the 30 credits must be upper division. 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.

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