DePaul University College of LAS > Departments > Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse

Writing, Rhetoric and Discourse

Explore career options as a WRD major or Professional Writing minor

The 2015 Spread the WoRD Conference

The Dep​artment of Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse (WRD), one of the largest departments at DePaul, is dedicated to studying the history and theory of literate activity and ​helping students excel as writers in a wide range of academic, professional, and public settings. If you are interested in joining the ​department as a student, learn more about our programs and activities here and at the WRD blog. If you have questions related to any of the department's curricular programs, please see the Contact page.  Welcom​e to WRD!

  • Alumni Spotlight

    Tim McElroy works as a writer for a digital marketing firm in Chicago, Illinois.

    Learn More

  • WRD Blog

    Stay informed about WRD and NMS internships, job opportunities, department news and events, and more. 

    Visit Blog

  • Student Spotlight

    See what current WRD major Deanna Gonzalez has been up to in her internship with kCura.​

    Learn More