The professional writing minor combines work in writing theory with practical applications in professional contexts. The minor is intended to provide background and practice for students who want to excel professionally and/or are interested in pursuing graduate work in rhetoric or technical writing.
- ENGL 245: Writing in the Workplace (3 credit hours)
Choose five of the following......................................15
ENGL 250 Rhetorical Grammar
ENGL 345 Business Writing
ENGL 360 Composition Studies
ENGL 362 Literature and Media Cultures
ENGL 450 English Grammar
ENGL 460 Advanced Composition
ENGL 461 Writing About the Arts
ENGL 462 Technical Writing
ENGL 463 Writing Workshop: Nonfiction
ENGL 467 Argumentation
ENGL 468 Studies in Writing
ENGL 497 Directed Internship
COMM 345 Workplace Communications
COMM 332 Writing Across the Media I
COMM 376 Visual Communication I
- Total hours required: 18
Students must earn a grade of C or better.
3 hours of independent study may be applied to the minor, but only in extraordinary cases and only with the prior approval of the English Department chair.
No more than six (6) hours from ENGL 468