• 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

    Staff Voices: Hamline University Staff Association's (HUSA) mid-year gathering is on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 from 3:30-5 p.m., Kay Fredericks Room, Klas Center. There will be a few announcements and a great deal of discussion. Bring your phone or other internet-connected device for collaborative sharing.  

    Faculty are invited to nominate undergraduate students as a Ridgway Forum Fellow. Three to four students will be awarded at least $6,000. Nominees must currently be juniors (at least 64 earned credits), may be in any undergraduate field, have at least one more year prior to graduation, and be planning to complete their undergraduate education at Hamline. Nominations and supporting materials will be accepted through Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

    The Piper men's basketball, and men's and women's hockey teams all earned places in the upcoming MIAC playoffs. Pre-sale tickets for the men's hockey game will be available February 22 and 23 at Walker Fieldhouse. View a list of upcoming Hamline University athletic events and come out to support our Piper scholar athletes! Visit the athletics website for more details. #GoHU