The Professional and Technical Writing minor provides training in writing, editing, proofreading and publishing for students seeking to enter professional or technical fields that demand strong written communication.
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate specialized knowledge and skills in professional writing.
- Employ research tools and methods appropriate for the academic study of rhetoric and writing.
- Produce professional writing with attention to appropriate genre conventions, format and citation guidelines, stylistic expectations and grammatical rules.