Writing, Public Speaking, and Critical Reasoning Minor
301E Tykeson Hall
1267 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon 97403 - 1267
Do you believe that reasoned discourse is foundational to democracy and to social change to build a better, more just society? Are you passionate about citizenship and the art of argument? Do you see yourself engaging your listeners through the power of dialogic reasoning? If your answers these questions are yes, you will thrive with a minor in writing, public speaking, and critical reasoning.
The UO’s innovative program will help you to develop your ability to write well, speak effectively in public, and think critically—some of the most valuable skills for life in a globalized world.
Minor in Writing, Public Speaking, and Critical Reasoning
The minor in writing, public speaking, and critical reasoning prepares undergraduates for active and effective participation in the complex, diverse, and ever-changing communicative situations they will face after graduation.
|Select two courses in writing from the following: 1||8|
|College Composition III|
|Scientific and Technical Writing|
|Theories of Literacy|
|The Art of the Sentence|
|Select two courses in rhetoric from the following (at least one of which must be ENG 200 or ENG 330): 1||8|
|Public Speaking as a Liberal Art 2|
or ENG 330
|Oral Controversy and Advocacy|
|History of Rhetoric and Composition|
|Modern Rhetorical Criticism|
|Select two courses in reasoning from the following: 1||8|
If not already taken.