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The Writing and Rhetoric Program teaches students to write effectively in academic, professional and community contexts. In our courses, students learn to read actively and reflectively, to think critically, to compose written texts with attention to specific rhetorical contexts and to understand these processes as interdependent activities.

Students learn to plan, draft, and revise with a specific purpose and audience in mind. Working both collaboratively and individually, students learn to write for both traditional print and digital audiences. In our multicultural context in Miami, our courses encourage students to draw on language diversity in their writing and research, with language and multilingualism often a focus of discussion and of course materials.

The Writing and Rhetoric Program serves over 4,000 students each semester, with courses in face-to-face, fully online and hybrid settings. The program offers:

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