Writing Minor

College of Arts and Sciences

For information contact Patrick Hamilton, PhD

The writing minor is designed to help students become more at ease in a variety of writing situations. Students may develop strong writing skills related to their intended careers, or may focus on kinds of writing that are of personal interest to them.

Course Sequence

Select 18 credits:

ENG 103

Composition

3

ENG 105

The Research Paper

3

COM 207

Scriptwriting

3

ENG 303

Advanced Expository Writing

3

ENG 301

Teaching Writing

3

ENG 325

Feature and Magazine Writing

3

ENG 339

Technical Writing

3

ENG 341

Imaginative Writing

3–6

ENG 343

Writing for Media

3

ENG 345

Fiction Writing

3

ENG 420

Senior Seminar (English majors only) or

 

ENG 450

Senior Thesis (English majors only)

3

ENG 470

Internship

3–6

Internship may be taken for 3–6 credits and involves practical experience writing for local newspapers, public relations offices, and similar organizations.

Total 18 credits

See Communications Course Descriptions, English Course Descriptions.