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English

Argumentation to rhetorical theory

Students dive deep into rhetoric and composition, learning about language and the context in which it is written and read.

4

Classes needed to complete the minor

18

Average class size in upper-level English courses

20

Student limit in writing classes

High-quality education

  • A minor in Rhetoric can enhance your career opportunities
  • Small classes and personal attention
  • Deepen your understanding
  • Students can choose from courses like, Discourse Analysis, Elements of Style and Argument and Style to name a few.

    Students engage with faculty working on real-world projects.

    Engage in the theoretical and practical arts of representation and persuasion.

    The Roger Brown Residency in Social Justice, Writing and Sport

    An opportunity for a distinguished writer to engage the University and wider Dayton communities in conversation about the intersections of athletics, literature and justice.

    LitFEST

    A creative festival of literary arts that brings the UD and Dayton communities together in a celebration of diverse and accessible poetry.