Professional Writing Minor
The interdisciplinary minor in Professional Writing will introduce students to various types of professional writing and will provide opportunities for them to develop their writing skills and to practice them in an internship setting.
Students must complete 22-24 credits for the minor. Courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C- unless otherwise specified, and a 2.0 overall GPA in courses used for the minor is required. A maximum of two transfer courses (3 or 4 credits each) may be applied to the minor. No more than 8 credits used by the student to satisfy major requirements may be used in the minor.
Students should select courses from the following subject areas:
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|Introduction to Creative Nonfiction|
|Professional and Technical Writing|
|21st Century Journalism: How the News Works|
|Writing and Reporting the News I|
|Introduction to Digital Reporting|
|Communication Arts Courses|
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|Fundamentals of Video Production|
|Social Media for Organizations and Business|
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|Introduction to Computer Applications|
|Mobile Computing First and For Most|
Other course by permission
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Another discipline-based internship approved by the minor supervisor
For more information, contact Susanne Paterson, English minor supervisor, at (603) 641-4115.