The English Department offers both a major and a minor in writing. Both are dynamic programs that allow students to hone their writing skills in a variety of genres and styles. Both the major and the minor allow students to explore a combination of creative and technical writing courses, as best fits students’ needs and interests. Some of the courses we offer include introductory and advanced studies of poetry and narrative, technical writing, grant writing, and writing for the professions. Writing Majors also engage in advanced study in Rhetoric and Composition theory.
In addition to their course work, students in the Writing major and minor have ample opportunity to hone their creative and critical skills in a variety of applied learning contexts. Some applied learning opportunities for our students include:
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