|Reading the works of accomplished writers, whether Christian or non-Christian; whether from the past or from the present, provides an important perspective of the world we live in. Redeemer's English Writing program equips students to articulate their unique perspectives and worldview and to write clearly and persuasively through a wide range of writing genres. Through a maturing of comprehension and communication skills, learn to critique the work of others, as well as your own, to help give a strong voice to your ideas and stories and to use your passion for writing to make a difference in the world.
Right from the start, small seminar-style classes provide you with a broad overview of different writing styles, where students participate in group discussions, peer review classmates' work, and critically analyze different writing styles with the support of faculty who are accomplished and published authors themselves. First-year courses dig into different ways of reading and ways of writing through close readings of text and by critically analyzing texts through writing. Honing these foundational skills prepares students for future courses that focus on different writing styles and genres, practicing grammatical correctness, critique, and the use of imagination.
English Writing is a Bachelor of Arts degree. It is offered as an honours major, a major, and as a minor.