• Writing-Intensive Courses

    Because writing skills develop best through repeated, guided practice over time, Hamline students complete at least one writing-intensive course each academic year, with at least one writing-intensive course in the student’s chosen major.

    The following is a sample list of Writing-Intensive courses:

    • Anthropology 3460: From Development to Globalization
    • Art History 3980: American Art from 1800 to the Gilded Age
    • Biology 5450: Current Problems in Biology -- Cancer Causes & Treatments
    • Chemistry 5960: Research Techniques
    • Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences 5660: Capstone and Internship in Criminal Justice
    • Communication Studies 3635: Essentials of Public Relations
    • Economics 3720: International Economic Development
    • Education 3150: Schools and Society
    • English 3370: Topics in Professional Writing -- Writing for Non-Profits
    • French 3600: Introduction to French Literary Analysis
    • German 5600: Student/Faculty Collaborative Research
    • Global Studies 1920: Introduction to Global Studies II
    • History 5950: Senior Seminar -- Environmental History
    • Legal Studies 5800: Senior Seminar -- Domestic Violence and the Law
    • Management 5860: Strategic Management 
    • Mathematics 5950: Topics in Advanced Mathematics
    • Music 3330: Topics in Classical and Romantic Music
    • Physical Education, Athletic Training, Exercise & Sports Science 5640: Physiology of Exercise
    • Philosophy 1120: General Philosophy
    • Physics 5920: Research Project-Based Advanced Laboratory
    • Political Science 3590: Government and Politics of Western Europe and the European Union
    • Psychology 3440: Developmental Psychology -- Advanced Child Development
    • Religion 3220: The Gospels
    • Sociology 3950: Critical Social Theory
    • Spanish 5900: Advanced Conversation and Composition
    • Theater 3120: Analyzing the Dramatic Text
    • Writing (BFA program) 3000: Creating Across Genres
    • Women’s Studies 5900: Senior Seminar

  • News

    The Center for Teaching and Learning invites Hamline faculty and staff to participate in the High-Impact Question and Answer Panel: First-Year Seminar, Common Intellectual Experiences, and Diversity Learning on Thursday, September 18 from 11:30 - 12:30 p.m. in Drew Science Hall Room 118.

    For the fourteenth consecutive year, Hamline University remains the top-ranked Minnesota university in its class according to U.S. News & World Report magazine's America's Best Colleges edition.