The concentration in Professional Writing provides students in the English major with a firm knowledge base in effective written communication and persuasion practices in public and professional spaces, leading to a variety of public communication jobs. Students will (1) study theories of persuasion for professional and public uses; (2) learn how to create workplace documents for a range of audiences and stakeholders.
Professional Writing Concentration - Core Requirements (9 Credits)
(ENGL 319 or ENGL 470 will also satisfy an English major requirement. Students who fulfill the English major requirement with one of these courses should fulfill the Professional Writing concentration core requirement with the other.)
Professional Writing Concentration - Electives (Select three from the following for a total of nine credits)