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Professional Writing Minor



Professional Writing and Presentation Media Minor - 18 hoursENG - 358: Professional Writing (3 cr.)
One course in visual principles and practice chosen from the following (3 cr.)
ART - 110: 2D Design Concepts, Color and Composition (3 cr.)
ART - 180: Computer Literacy for Design (3 cr.)
ENG - 250: Text and Image (3 cr.)
CS - 156: Web Site Design & Management (3 cr.)
Writing electives (6 credits) chosen from the following:
COM - 360: Writing for the Media (3 cr.)
ENG - 220: Creative Nonfiction (3 cr.)
ENG - 231: Introduction to Creative Writing (3 cr.)
ENG - 235: Writing Poetry (3 cr.)
ENG - 236: Writing Fiction (3 cr.)
ENG - 245: Introduction to Journalism (3 cr.)
ENG - 247: Publishing and Editing (3 cr.)
ENG - 361: Topics in Professional Writing (3 cr.)
THE - 370: Playwriting (1 cr.)
General electives (6 credits) chosen from Writing electives above an/or the following:
ART - 230: Digital Photography II (3 cr.)
ART - 242: Graphic Design and Typography (3 cr.)
BUS - 360: Principles of Marketing (3 cr.)
BUS - 466: Sales Management (3 cr.)
BUS - 467: Advertising and Sales Promotion (3 cr.)
CS - 120: Spreadsheets (1 cr.)
CS - 140: Databases (1 cr.)
COM - 225: Public Speaking (3 cr.)
COM - 350: Business and Professional Communication (3 cr.)
COM - 400: Special Topics in Communication (3 cr.)
ENG - 230: Writing for Campus Publications (varied course cr.)
ENG 930 Internship
Technology proficiency: Students must submit a portfolio that demonstrates competency in two technology areas. These areas may include databases, spreadsheets, web design, page layout or graphic design (using QuarkXPress or InDesign), or visual editing/design (using Photoshop). Internships of one to four credit hours are encouraged.

Curriculum requirements and course descriptions are subject to changes with each catalogue.



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