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Department of Writing and Rhetoric

Writing and Rhetoric for Today

The Department of Writing and Rhetoric addresses the evolving nature of persuasion and written communication in the 21st century, offering a degree in Professional and Digital Writing (PDW) and a minor in Writing. As you study with us, you will develop your knowledge of writing online, podcasting, and video composition. You’ll expand your skills in editing, web design, and creative nonfiction.

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Learn more about Oakland University's award-winning, nationally recognized First-Year Writing Program. Get information about our Bachelor of Arts in Professional and Digital Writing or the Minor in Writing. For advanced students, learn about opportunities for Grad Study in Writing and Rhetoric, including courses in Digital Publishing, Teaching Writing, and Teaching Writing with Digital Media.

Give to Writing and Rhetoric

Donations to department gift funds are welcome at any time and for any reason. Your generous gifts support Writing and Rhetoric majors, department events, and other activities.

Gifts can be made online to the Writing and Rhetoric Department or to the Meadow Brook Writing Project:
30065 Writing and Rhetoric Gift
30015 Meadow Brook Writing Project

Department of Writing and Rhetoric

O'Dowd Hall, Room 378
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-2746
fax: (248) 370-2748