Nicole Oechslin

Nicole Oechslin
Professor of English
Humanities, Fine Arts & Social Sciences

Office Hours: 

10:00 am-11:00 am , 12:00 pm-1:00 pm , 2:15 pm-3:15 pm
10:00 am-11:00 am , 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
10:00 am-11:00 am , 2:15 pm-3:15 pm
10:00 am-11:00 am , 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
12:00 pm-1:00 pm
SPRING 2019: For an appointment, please call or contact by email. Thank you. FINAL EXAM WEEK OFFICE HOURS: Monday, May 6th: 9:00am-11:00am (D211) + 11:00am-12:00pm (D106) +12:00pm-1:00pm (D211) + 1:00pm-2:00pm (D106) + 2:00pm-5:00pm (D211); Tuesday, May 7th: 9:30am-10:30am + 3:30pm-5:00pm (D211); Thursday, May 9th: 10:00am-4:00pm (M617); Friday, May 10th: 9:30am-10:30am (D211) + 1:00pm-3:00pm (M627); Monday, May 13th: 12:00pm-1:00pm + 3:30pm-4:30pm (D211)
Dickinson Building: D211


  • ENG 111 - College Composition I
    Introduces students to critical thinking and the fundamentals of academic writing. Through the writing process, students refine topics: develop and support ideas; investigate, evaluate, and incorporate appropriate resources; edit for effective style and usage; and determine appropriate approaches for a variety of contexts, audiences, and purposes. Writing activities will include exposition and argumentation with at least one researched essay. Prerequisite: Student must achieve satisfactory scores on placements tests, SATs, or ACTs as established by the VCCS and adopted by the college also successful completion of required courses. Lecture 3 hours per week.
  • ENG 112 - College Composition II
    Continues to develop college writing with increased emphasis on critical essays, argumentation, and research, developing these competencies through the examination of a range of texts about the human experience. Requires students to locate, evaluate, integrate, and document sources and effectively edit for style and usage. Prerequisite Completed ENG 111. Lecture 3 hours per week.
  • ENG 255 - Major Writers in World Literature
    Examines major writers selected from a variety of literary traditions. Involves critical reading and writing. Prerequisite Completed ENG 112; satisfies U.Va. non western requirement. Lecture 3 hours per week.