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Professional Writing

Coordinator: Harding

Steering Committee: Fleury, Harding, Taylor

The professional writing concentration is an interdisciplinary cluster of four courses that complements all academic majors. Students who complete the concentration should be able to write clear non-academic prose for a variety of audiences. The concentration has also been designed to encourage fluency in research, technology, design, and professional ethics.

Students completing the concentration may choose courses from a variety of departments to suit their own interests and academic goals. All students take the foundational course, ENG 201: Introduction to Professional Writing. Additional Group 1 courses address central issues in the field; Group 2 courses address supplementary issues. Courses may be taken in any order. A pre-approved internship or editorship may be completed in place of a fourth class.

Students who intend to apply to graduate school in Professional Writing are encouraged to complete Advanced Professional Writing (ENG 301) and to complete an internship and/or editorship.

CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS: four courses from at least two different departments, including:

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