writing minor

Love to write? Take your skillset to a higher level with this writing-intensive minor. Whether you want to be the next great American novelist or work as an editor in a publishing house, WOU’s writing program can give you the foundational talents you’ll need.

credits required for the Writing minor

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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU

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of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

student clubs and organizations are waiting to welcome you in

Highlights of the program

    • Explore different types of writing, including scripts, technical writing and creative nonfiction
    • Become an expert on grammar, syntax, punctuation and other nuances of the English language
    • Hone your communication skills to set yourself up for success as a working professional

Example Courses

Faculty

LEIGH GRAZIANO

Director of First-Year Writing, English Department
503-838-9360 | grazianol@wou.edu | MA 311

HENRY HUGHES

Professor, Literature/Writing, English Department
503-838-9494 | hughesh@wou.edu | HSS 316

CORNELIA PARASKEVAS

Professor, Linguistics/Writing, English Department
503-838-8477 | paraskc@wou.edu | MA 315

KATHERINE SCHMIDT

Director, Writing Center; Professor, Writing, English Department
503-838-8234 | schmidtk@wou.edu | APSC 301

LARS SODERLUND

Assistant Professor, Writing, English Department
503-838-8325 | soderlundl@wou.edu | HSS 309

CURTIS YEHNERT

Professor, Literature/Writing, English Department
503-838-8362 | yehnerc@wou.edu | HSS 323

QUESTIONS - Writing Minor

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Contact Us

Phone: 503-838-8368

Email: blissa@wou.edu