Strong written communication skills are crucial for success in your undergraduate studies and your long-term career. According to a recent survey report of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, the majority of business executives are seeking college graduates with excellent communication and critical inquiry skills as well as strong problem-solving abilities. The Writing Studies Minor develops your skills and versatility as a writer, furthering your success in your undergraduate courses and giving you a competitive edge in graduate school and the job market.
The Minor's sustained study of writing in its historical, theoretical, cultural, and practical contexts will bring you these benefits:
The Writing Studies Minor is appropriate for undergraduate students from a great variety of majors across our university, but particularly for students planning career paths in law, business, teaching, the arts, the non-profit world, or government.