Rhetoric and Composition
Oberlin students are expected to write and communicate well. Regardless of major, we want all students to be confident, competent, and capable writers. Courses in rhetoric and composition encourage you to understand writing as a means of discovery, reflection, and critical thinking to enable you to negotiate the demands of academic and college-level writing.
Why Study Rhetoric and Composition at Oberlin?
Upcoming Rhetoric and Composition Events
- RHET 103 - College Writing: Motives and Methods 4 credits
- RHET 210 - Rhetoric and Social Protest 4 credits
- RHET 303 - Writing about Travel: Composing as Reflection on Time Abroad 4 credits
- RHET 401 - Teaching and Tutoring Writing Across the Disciplines 4 credits
Rhetoric and Composition Faculty
Rhetoric and composition faculty are both scholars and teachers who devote their careers to making important contributions to their disciplines through writing and research. They are committed to helping students become confident, competent, capable writers and critical thinkers, as writing is one of the primary skills needed for almost any occupation.Explore Faculty within Rhetoric and Composition