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Writing, minor in

The minor in writing consists of 18 credit hours in upper-level writing courses, including ENGL 304 Advanced Writing, which should be taken as early in the minor as possible. The other 15 credit hours should be chosen from the following areas:

1) Creative writing:

ENGL 303 Writing for Stage and/or Screen
ENGL 305 Writing Poetry
ENGL 307 Writing Fiction
ENGL 309 Writing Creative Nonfiction
ENGL 433/THEA 426 Advanced Dramatic Writing
ENGL 435 Advanced Poetry Writing
ENGL 437 Advanced Fiction Writing
ENGL 439 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Writing
ENGL 491 Topics in Writing

2) Professional writing and rhetoric:

ENGL/CRJS 302 Legal Writing
ENGL 310/MGMT 327 Business and Technical Report Writing
ENGL 388 Writing in the Workplace
ENGL/LING 453 Modern Rhetoric
ENGL 491 Topics in Writing
ENGL 493 English Internship
MASC 203 Journalism Writing
MASC 301 Graphics for Journalism
MASC 305 Copy Editing
MASC 341 Feature and Article Writing

Since special permission is required for some of these courses, it is important that the student contact the director of undergraduate studies early for advising. No upper-level mass communications courses may be taken until a student has completed MASC 203.



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