Special Note: Students participating in the Design Thinking Studio in Social Innovation immersive semester program earn credit toward two electives and the capstone experience in the PWS minor (website coming soon).
A minor in Professional Writing Studies requires the following:
|ENG 215||Introduction to Professional Writing and Rhetoric *||4 sh|
Twelve semester hours selected from the following courses; courses must be selected from at least two disciplines
|ART 260||Introduction to Intermedia and Photography|
|ART 360||The Static Image in Digital Art|
|ART 361||Internet Art|
|BUS 202||Business Communications|
|COM 110||Media Writing|
|COM 310||Reporting for the Public Good|
|COM 311||Broadcast News Writing|
|COM 312||Strategic Writing|
|COM 316||Writing ffor Television and Cinema|
|COM 340||Feature Writing|
|COM 368||Magazine Publishing|
|ENG 211||Style and Editing|
|ENG 212||Multimedia Rhetorics|
|ENG 217||Professional Writing & Technology Studio|
|ENG 219||Writing Studies Survey|
|ENG 304||Understanding Rhetoric|
|ENG 310||International Rhetorics|
|ENG 312||Visual Rhetorics|
|ENG 313||Special Topics in Professional Writing and Rhetoric|
|ENG 318||Writing Science|
|ENG 319||Writing Center Workshop|
|HST 301||Research Methods|
|PHS 202||Research Methods in Public Health|
|SEM 351||Marketing in Sport and Event Management|
|SOC/ANT 215||Qualitative Research Methods|
|SOC/ANT 216||Quantitative Research Methods|
|Required: Capstone (choose from the following options)||4 sh|
|PWS 381||Internship (1-4 sh, COM 381 cannot double count here)|
|ENG 397||Writing as Inquiry|
|PWS 499||Research in Professional Writing (1-4 sh)|
*Note: With approval of the coordinator, ENG 304 Understanding Rhetoric, may be substituted for ENG 215.
**Reflects the fact that students might choose to take electives with existing prerequisites that would need to be fulfilled.
The minor is jointly administered by the English department and the Interdisciplinary Writing Committee, chaired by the director of Writing Excellence Initiative. All questions should be referred to Dr. Pope-Ruark.
This page was updated August 7, 2016.