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Writing Minor


Primary or Secondary Minor

The writing minor is designed to develop basic skills in creating, shaping, communicating and translating knowledge through the written word. The skills are valuable in every career a student wishes to pursue.

Core Writing Minor Courses

WRTG 109 - Introduction to College Writing

Practice in essay planning, writing and revision; understanding of expository modes; and reconciliation with a personal sense of language. Prerequisite: WRTG 100 Read more »

WRTG 159 - Contemporary Argument and Research

Current issues will be researched and discussed along with logic, analysis, persuasion and research methods. Prerequisite:WRTG 109 or equivalent skill Read more »

Additional Program Requirements

The writing minor requires 18 credit hours beyond WRTG 109, at least three of which must be from WRTG offferings and at least three of which must be from MCOM or GDES writing courses.

The 18 credit hours also must include three writing courses numbered above 300.