Minor in Writing Curriculum

Curricular Requirements

The interdisciplinary minor in writing has a developmental writing sequence that remains flexible to maximize the options for students.  The minor requires a minimum of 18 credits chosen from a list of foundational, professional, and discipline specific writing courses.  Students need to complete at least (one) Foundational course, (two) courses in Professional Writing contexts and (two) discipline specific writing courses.

Course Credits
Foundations Courses - Select One  

ENG 110 - English Composition

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ENG 111 - Creative Writing 3
ENG 209 - Introduction to Linguistics 3
ENG 220 - History of the English Language 3
Professional Writing Contexts - Select Two  
ENG 233 - Professional & Technical Writing 3
CMM 211 - Introduction to Journalism 3
CMM 240 - Social Applications of Web 2.0 3
ENG 304 - Reading & Writing in Digital Environments 3
BUMG 314 - Grant Writing 3
ENV 321 - Env Communications/Expert Practice 3
ENV 316/316L - Land Conservation Lab 4
Discipline Specific Writing Courses - Select Two  
BUMK 310 - Advertising 3
BUMG 400 - Management Seminar 3
ENG 334 - Methods in Literary/Cultural Criticism 3
ENG 491/492 - Internship(s) 3-9
ENV 333/333L - Nature Writers with Field Lab 4
ENV 334 - Contemporary Nature Writing 3
ENV 208 - Narrative Medicine and Writing 3
PSY 405 - Special Topics Seminar 3
PSY 425 - Advanced Methods in Animal Behavior 3
NEU 410 - Neurobiology of Mental Illnesses 3

Programs