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Expository Writing Program

Welcome to Expository Writing

The Expository Writing Program fosters students’ growth and development as writers. The program is committed to providing outstanding writing instruction to students at the University of Oklahoma and responding to their evolving needs, interests, and identities. The program’s individually-designed courses draw on faculty expertise and are informed by the program’s Goals and Outcomes and by its commitment to culturally responsive and inclusive pedagogy.

About Our Courses

The Expository Writing Program offers students the opportunity to sharpen their reading, writing and critical thinking skills through intensive examination of a particular topic, in a seminar-sized class defined by collaboration between students and instructors.

EXPO 1213 meets the GenEd 2nd Semester Composition requirement.

Learn about Expository Writing

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the Expository Writing Program


Meet Our Faculty & Staff

Find out more about our faculty and staff, including their contact information.


Current Course Offerings

Interested in talking an Expo course? Check here the current semester's topics.

Class Topics

Learn about Our Literary Magazine

Brainstorm is the literary publication of the Expository Writing Program. Learn more about the magazine, including how to submit a piece for consideration.

Brainstorm Magazine

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Contact Expository Writing

Find details of how to contact the Expository Writing Program, including directions to our office location in Bizzell Library.

Location & Directions