College of Arts and Sciences

Professional Writing

Here are some highlights of the new undergraduate writing track in professional writing:

  • Founded on the clear values of a liberal arts education.
  • Begins with the reading and analysis of imaginative literature.
  • The track includes one required internship course.
  • Allows you to advance to more specialized courses in professional writing.
  • Emphasizes the importance of rhetoric, that is, the ideas of purpose and audience in writing.
  • Opens up a number of professional writing careers, including medical science writing, technical writing, writing as healing, environmental writing, compliance and regulatory writing, film writing, and more.