Writing is an essential tool in any professional pursuit. The ability to communicate powerfully using the written word is a gift that will set you apart from the competition and help you to advance in your career in any industry. Or if you dream of becoming a social media storyteller, an investigative journalist, or a best-selling author, your success will depend on your lifetime commitment to mastering your craft.
Pairing a writing minor with any major area of study is a decision that will pay off in countless ways, before and after you graduate. It will be an asset in graduate school, a competitive edge in your job search, and a valuable skill that can increase your earning potential.
Our practical, workshop-style writing program will challenge you to refine your writing skills, ignite your creativity, and inspire you to explore your imagination through a timeless art form.
At a glance
- Undergraduate minor
- 18 Credits
- Communication Arts
- Hospitality Management
- Sport Management
- Forensic Science
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Written communications are key to doing business. Build your writing skills in this practical course that covers the full range of business communications. Become an expert at researching, interviewing, and writing effective and articulate memos, letters, resumes, presentations, reports, research papers, and more.
Creative nonfiction applies literary techniques often found in fiction and poetry to tell true stories about real people and events. Analyze memoirs, nonfiction shorts, personal essays, lyric essays, and more, and learn to write, revise, and critique creative nonfiction in a small and supportive writing community.
Develop superior writing skills that communicate, engage, and persuade in this course that overviews the public relation function. Explore theory and practice, media advertising, research, public opinion, and budgeting.
A minor in writing prepares students for advanced study and virtually every career, including:
- Public Relations
- Broadcast Journalism
- Library Science
- Social Media Marketing