Minor in Professional Writing

Students who wish to pursue the Minor in Professional Writing must complete 15–18 semester hours. Courses used to complete the minor should comply with the following requirements:

Required Courses
Select one of the following: a3
Understanding Rhetoric
English Grammar and Style
ENGL 280Media and Professional Writing a3
Select two of the following:6
Advanced Professional Writing
Editing and Publishing
Writing Digital and New Media
Technical Writing
Writing for the Health Professions
Writing for Community Advocacy and Activism
Select one of the following:3-6
Internship in Nonfiction Writing b
Portfolio Practicum
Total Hours15-18

Must be completed with a grade of C or above.


ENGL 493 must be taken for at least 3 hours to satisfy this requirement.