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Writing Minor

Degree Type: 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.

Writing Minor Courses

WRTG 109 - Introduction to College Writing

Introduction to College Writing offers students multiple opportunities to practice essay planning, writing, and revision on a variety of topics. Read more »

WRTG 159 - Contemporary Argument and Research

Our world is full of dialogue and debate, and those who want to make their voices heard must choose their words carefully. In this class, students will explore current events and discuss their own reasoned perspectives on contemporary issues. 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.

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I'm thinking about being a museum curator or an art therapist. I've seen how art can change people's lives!

Angelica Mercado

Art and Writing Major ('16)