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Professional Writing Major

Here are some highlights of the undergraduate writing track in professional writing:

  • Founded on the clear values of a liberal arts education.
  • Begins with the reading and analysis of imaginative literature.
  • The track includes one required internship course.
  • Allows you to advance to more specialized courses in professional writing.
  • Emphasizes the importance of rhetoric, that is, the ideas of purpose and audience in writing.
  • Opens up a number of professional writing careers, including medical science writing, technical writing, writing as healing, environmental writing, compliance and regulatory writing, film writing, and more.

Major Requirements

Students Enrolling Before Fall 2019

Undergraduate Bulletin for students enrolling before Fall 2019.

Students Enrolling After Fall 2019

Undergraduate Bulletin for students enrolling after Fall 2019.