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2019-2020 Catalog
Writing Studies Minor

Program Description for Writing Studies

Minor: Writing Studies

Minor: Writing Studies (15 credits)

The Department of English offers a Writing Studies minor that is a useful complement to any major. This minor will provide students with the opportunity to develop and practice advanced writing skills in a variety of contexts, over several semesters; the competecies needed to be effective, confident, and versatile when facing writing challenges in the workplace; an understanding of the theoretical and historical foundation of written and digital communication. The Writing Studies minor is designed to accommodate students with a wide variety of writing interests, disciplinary major, and professional goals.

  • Prerequisites: Three general education writing courses, or equivalents.
  • Requirements: Students taking a minor in Writing Studies will complete five upper-level courses for a total of fifteen credit hours. With prior approval from the English department students may elect one writing course from another department All courses must be passed with a grade of C or higher.

ENC3310 (GW) Writing Prose (3 Credits)

SELECT Group A:Writing in Professions

  • ENC 3250 Professional Communication (3 credits)
  • ENC 3212 Copyediting (3 credits)
  • CRW 3310 Poetry Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW3110 Fiction Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW3610 Screenwriting Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 3211 Creative Non-Fiction Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 3742 Integrative Arts Workshop (3 credits)
  • CRW 4924 Advanced Creative Writing Workshop (3 credits)
  • ENC 4260 Applied Technical Writing (3 credits)
  • ENC 4403 Grant Writing (3 credits)

SELECT_ Group B:Theory,History,&Design

  • ENC3930 Special Topics in Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • ENC4930 Special Topics in Theory and Practice (3 credits)
  • ENC 3375 Introduction to Fandom Studies (3 credits)
  • ENC 4436 Writing as Social Action (3 credits)
  • ENC 4331 Writing, Rhetoric and Community (3 credits)
  • ENC 4415 Rhetoric in the Digital Humnaities (3 credits)