A Minor in Professional Writing gives you communication tools that are essential to today's work environment. Designed for students in any major, the program adds value to all degree programs by training students in areas such as business and technical communication through practical exercises and assignments.
When you take the Minor in Professional Writing, you’ll learn:
Contemporary conventions of English grammar, usage, style, punctuation and syntax
Techniques of basic copy-editing and proofreading
How to communicate written and visual information for different audiences in both technical and business documents
How to write and edit interviews, reviews, features and newsletters
Some applicants may be required to write an English language proficiency test with the following minimum scores: TOEFL iBT (internet-based test) – a minimum score of 100 with 22 in the writing component or IELTS – 7.0 overall with a 6.5 in the writing component. For more information, please refer to the departmental website
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.