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Professional Writing Minor

Perfect your writing for whatever career you choose.

This minor allows you to supplement your major by developing strong communications and writing skills in a range of media and genres.

Requirements and Guidelines

  • This minor requires you to have completed at least 24 credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • You may use a maximum of 6 credits to satisfy both major (degree) and minor requirements.
  • You must earn at least a C (2.0) in each course you apply to the minor.

Minor Requirements (6 credits)

  • Writing, Editing & Publishing (WRIT 330)
  • Syntax, Semantics & Style (WRIT 380)

Electives (9 credits)

Choose three of the following:

  • Computer Graphics: Publishing (CMAT 211)
  • Magazine Design (CMAT 374)
  • Argument & Persuasion (WRIT 314)
  • Creative Writing Workshop: Creative Journalism (WRIT 316)
  • Techniques of Popularization (WRIT 317)
  • Public Relations Writing (WRIT 331)
  • Introduction to Journalism (WRIT 332)
  • Writing for Digital Media (WRIT 361)
  • Copy Editing & Document Design (WRIT 430)

Faculty Contact: Professor Cheryl Wilson, 410.837.5203