Professional Writing (B.A.)
Student Learning Outcomes
- Students are able to interpret texts formally, using vocabulary relevant to the study of poetics, genre and narrative.
- Students are able to interpret texts through cultural analysis
- Students are able to interpret texts in their historical contexts.
- Students are able to apply a variety of current critical and theoretical approaches to the study of texts and discourse.
- Students are able to speak and write clearly to a variety of audiences.
- Students are able to apply scholarly research skills essential to the study of texts using library and online resources (i.e. books, periodicals, indices, electronic media/databases, and other recent technologies).
|Professional Writing Core Courses|
|Professional Writing I|
|H3:Professional Writing II|
|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:Graphic Novels as Art&Liter|
|T1:DV:Women in Literature|
|Introduction Creative Writing|
|Creative Digi Prac Production|
|Advanced Writing Experience|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|H2b:The Literary Essay|
|Advanced Creative Writing|
|Intro to Research Methodology|
|Intro to Technical Writing|
|Digital Content Management|
|Time Based Media|
|Writing for Social Media|
|Web and Social Media Analytics|
|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
|Spec Top for International Stu|
|Select two courses at the 300-level||6|
|English Internship 3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Adv Studies in Composition|
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.