Applied Writing Practices
Writing is an essential skill in a wide range of settings, from the creative to the professional. Employers across all fields consistently assert that strong writing abilities define their most prized candidates. But writers also shape thought, belief and action in our communities, providing a means for personal expression, social connection and entertainment. The minor in applied writing practices bridges a wide array of writing styles to provide you with a strong foundation that will help you make strides in your career and your artistic endeavors.
The five-course minor allows you to choose from dozens of courses that match your individual needs and interests, crossing into journalism, technical writing, rhetoric, poetry, theory, design and many other practical fields. You'll work with dedicated faculty to create a digital portfolio that showcases your accomplishments and abilities. Because the degree is so flexible, you can tailor this minor to complement any major, career goal or personal aspiration.