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2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Writing Minor


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Professors: Kit Andrews, Kathleen Cassity, Carol Harding, David Hargreaves, Henry Hughes, Gavin Keulks, Marjory Lange, Cornelia Paraskevas, Thomas Rand, Katherine Schmidt, Uma Shrestha, Curtis Yehnert
Associate professors: Ann Bliss, Robert Troyer, Lars Söderlund
Assistant professors: Leigh Graziano

Mission

Provides personalized learning opportunities leading to advanced studies or a variety of careers including teaching, writing, editing, linguistics and literature. The various programs help students develop a broad knowledge of literature, language and writing to foster analytical and critical skills. Students encounter new ideas; appreciate aesthetic and practical language; become impassioned readers, writers and thinkers; and gain perspectives in assimilating and evaluating their new experiences.

Elective Credits: 15-16


Upper-division Writing or English courses

May include TA 330 Script Writing   or TA 320 Dramaturgy .

Total Credits: 19-20


Note:


Students planning a minor in literature, linguistics or writing need to be aware of prerequisites for upper-division courses. Students with a major in one of these areas and a minor in another need to plan with an advisor additional classes in the minor to replace courses taken in the common core. Planning with an advisor is essential.

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