Rhetoric is the study of how speakers and writers express their ideas with power and purpose. Literacy involves the ability to navigate and understand—to enter into a conversation with— everything from a written text to a cultural practice to a genre of art.
Here in the Rhetoric & Literacy division, we are excited to help you develop and refine these and other important academic skills. Our award-winning services and committed faculty prepare you for coursework across the disciplines and in countless transfer institutions, empowering you to interpret insightfully, research responsibly, and advocate boldly. We offer not only certificate and degree choices that lead to many areas of study and career opportunities, but also an ethos of diversity and innovation.