College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Writing Studies Minor

The Writing Studies minor will enhance your ability to write effectively in your life and career, regardless of your major. The minor teaches rhetorical concepts to help you analyze rhetorical situations, make effective decisions regarding genre and style, and create effective documents. Through extensive writing practice, you will become a more confident and fluent professional writer with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed in your educational and career goals.

Required Courses

  • ENG 2150: Multimodal Literacy
  • ENG 3110: Introduction to Rhetorical Theory


Writing Courses: choose 3
  • ENG 3120: Professional Editing
  • ENG 3140: Genre Fiction
  • ENG 3141: Creative Writing: Fiction
  • ENG 3142: Creative Non-Fiction
  • ENG 3150: Advanced Expository Writing
  • ENG 3151: Writing for the Professions
  • ENG 4400A: Writing for the Web Activity
  • ENG 4401A: Journal Publishing Activity
Linguistics & Literacy Courses: choose 1
  • ENG 2200: Introduction to English Linguistics
  • ENG 3152: Language, Literacy, & Cultural Practices
  • ENG: 4220 Language in Society