Professional Writing and Communication Minor

The minor in professional writing and communication provides students with training in the various genres of business, technical and digital writing, and communication. Courses include a variety of professional writing, rhetoric, speech and communications classes, equipping students with skills vital to a wide range of career paths. This minor is beneficial for students with primary studies in business, the arts, the sciences, political science, history, pre-law, public relations and journalism, among other fields. 

Minor Requirements

The minor in Professional Writing and Communication consists of 18 credit hours or 6 classes.  

All classes in the minor must be passed with a grade of C or higher.

Course Title Credits
Select one 200-level ENGL class3
ENGL 363Introduction to Professional Writing3
Select four courses of the following:12
Introduction to Rhetoric
Advanced Writing
Technical Writing
Business Writing
Digital Writing
Creative Nonfiction
Advanced Professional Writing Workshop
Small Group Communication
Organizational Communication
Persuasive Communication
Rhetorical Criticism
Total Credit Hours18