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Department of English & Literature

Writing Minor

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Department of English & Literature

Writing Minor

  • Minor
  • Undergraduate

18 credits

required for minor

18 credits

18 credits

required for minor

The writing minor involves courses in writer’s style, poetry, fiction, editing and proofreading, advanced grammar and syntax, technical writing, copy writing, etc., to enhance a student’s overall writing skills.

Some classes in this minor include:
  • Writer's Style
  • Writing for Organizations
  • Writing of Poetry
  • Writing of Fiction
  • Structure of English Grammar
  • Instructional Design for Professional Writing
  • Autobiographical Writing
  • Technical Writing
  • Grant Writing
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I did indeed feel prepared for graduate school. I was able to workshop creative writing and analyze literature better than a lot of my peers and had much more practical experience.

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Judith Hougen, MFA

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Judy Hougen has been teaching at UNW since 1993. She believes learning happens best in community and wants...

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