Professional and Technical Writing Minor

Minor Program

Credit Hours
Course Requirements15
Writing in the Workplace
Select four courses from the following:
Technical Communication
Writing for Social Media
Selected Topics in Writing 1
Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing
Information Design
Technical and Professional Editing
Research Methods for Writers
Digital Storytelling
Introduction to Usability and user Experience
Travel and Tourism Writing
Applied Rhetoric of Science and Technology
Writing Grants and Proposals
Internship in Writing and Linguistics
Selected Topics in Writing 1
Writing for New Media
Writing for the Nonprofit Sector
Writing for Publication
Advanced Technical Writing
Intellectual Property
Plain Language in Workplace Writing
Publication Design
Social Media Management
Total Credit Hours15


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