Undergraduate Composition and Rhetoric
You don't have to wait until graduate school to start focusing on what you love. Have an interest in composition and rhetoric? Consider choosing a composition and rhetoric concentration to your English major, or get involved with literary magazines and student organizations that will help you improve your skills in writing, editing and publishing.
Students who graduate with a concentration in writing and rhetoric are prepared for wide array of professional work such as:
- writing intensive careers
- community and workplace literacy
- professional and graduate school (english, law, education)
First Year WritingLooking for information on first year composition courses?
Opportunities for Undergraduates in Composision and Rhetoric
The Writing Center
offers workshops and free one-on-one consulting to all members of the UNL community. Writing Center consultants give meaningful and productive constructive feedback on writing assignments, resumes, research papers, and more.
Writing Lincoln Initiative
The Writing Lincoln Initiative
is a community outreach program established through UNL. Graduate students, undergraduates, and volunteers work with writers of all ages through community writing sites, writing workshops, literacy classes, and other activities.
The undergraduate literary magazine, Laurus, publishes fiction, poetry, non-fiction and visual artwork created exclusively by UNL undergraduates. In addition to contributing creative pieces to the magazine, students can also apply to be one of the editors.
The Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH) at UNL offers forums, workshops, and research fellowships for faculty and students in the area of digital scholarship.