The minor in Professional Writing will equip students with advanced writing skills and practical composition techniques that will complement a variety of majors and career paths. Through courses focused on communication across varying purposes and genres, students will engage in writing, research, analysis, and design to convey their ideas effectively in print and multimedia formats. These courses will directly prepare students for the varied writing situations that they will encounter throughout their academic and professional careers. Students will also navigate shifting rhetorical situations and consider the larger implications of language and society.
Students in the program may take courses in areas including, but not limited to: Professional Communication, Writing in STEM, Legal Writing, Humanities, People & Society, Civic Engagement, and Research.
|Required Courses (Choose Two)||6|
|Advanced Professional Communication|
|Writing for Innovation and Leadership|
|Writing in the Disciplines (Choose Two)||6|
|Advanced Writing for Arts and Humanities|
|Advanced Writing for People and Society|
|Advanced Writing for STEM|
|Upper Division Elective (Choose One)||3|
|Writing for Civic Engagement|
|Writing the Research Paper|
|Total Credit Hours||15|