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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Writing Minor

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Professors:  Kathleen Cassity, Henry Hughes, Gavin Keulks, Marjory Lange, Katherine Schmidt, Uma Shrestha, Robert Troyer
Associate professors:  Ann Bliss, Leigh Graziano, Lars Söderlund 


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


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.

Satisfactory Grade Use

Program requirements may be fulfilled with a grade of S.

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