Professional Writing (B.A.)

Professional Writing Core Courses
ENG 240Professional Writing I3
ENG 340H3:Professional Writing II3
Writing in Context
Select two of the following:6
T1:Studies in Short Fiction
T1:DV:Cre Eq:Iss of Gen/Rac
T1:DV:Body in Pain:La Ill/Suff
T1:Money and Success
T1:Intro to Drama
T1:DV:On Food
Introduction Creative Writing
Creative Digi Prac Production
Advanced Writing Experience
Select three of the following:9
H2b:The Literary Essay
Advanced Creative Writing
H2b:Travel Writing
Grant Writing
Intro to Research Methodology
Intro to Technical Writing
Digital Storytelling
Digital Content Management
Time Based Media
Writing for Social Media
Web and Social Media Analytics
Culture Specialty
Select either A. Digital or B. Global Culture specialties:6
A.) Digital Culture Specialty
Intro to Cont Dev in Org Train
Lit Culture in Transmedia Age
B.) Global Culture Specialty 1,2
Understanding Translation
ENG 31515Spec Top for International Stu3
Elective Hours
Select two courses at the 300-level6
Internship Hours
ENG 480English Internship 33
Capstone Experience
Select one of the following:3
Creative Writing:Pub/Perform
Adv Studies in Composition
Independent Study
Total Hours42

Students may also take literary and film classes in French, Spanish and other world languages with permission of the instructor and Division Chair.


Students with a specialty in Global Culture are highly encouraged to take a course abroad by the second term of their junior year. Students with a specialty in Digital Culture interested in study abroad should also target taking that course in the second term of their junior year. Students can substitute another course for ENG 31515 depending upon the course taught in the semester they study abroad.


Other Internship courses can be accepted. Internship experience equivalents are decided at the recommendation of the Division Chair and at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.

Note: ENG 240, ENG 340, and ENG 200-5 are service learning courses. ENG 200-2, ENG 375 ENG 375 are diversity courses.