Writing – Online Minor

Earn a minor in writing online through OSU Ecampus

Oregon State University's online writing minor benefits students who wish to learn about and hone their writing skills, primarily to prepare them for their careers and to increase their qualifications in a world where communication skills are ever more needed and revered by employers.

Some students with aspirations for graduate, law or medical school pursue a minor in writing to better enable themselves to write more proficiently at higher academic levels.

Benefits of an online writing minor

A writing minor offers students a number of advantages, including:

  • Study of literature of all kinds, including American, English, multicultural and global, ancient and contemporary
  • Training and experience in writing, both critical and creative, a skill which is vital for success in the world
  • Preparation for careers in teaching, business, law and a number of other professions

In addition, you'll learn from OSU's award-winning faculty in the School of Writing, Literature, and Film. Through their research, OSU's writing faculty have produced and disseminated significant new knowledge in British, American and world literatures, as well as in creative writing, composition and rhetoric, criticism, and film and cultural studies.