This minor is designed for students interested in rhetoric, writing, and the interrelated arts of media. Core courses provide students with extensive opportunities to develop their writing in various genres and examine rhetorical theories and practices. Elective courses explore social, cultural and field-specific topics in language, logic, persuasion and multimedia modes of communication.

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Tennyson O'Donnell

Tennyson O’Donnell, PhD
Director of the Allan K. Smith Center for Writing and Rhetoric
115 Vernon Street, Room 215


Rhetoric, Writing, and Media Studies Minor

Tennyson O'Donnell 115 Vernon St.
Second Floor
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.