Jul 14, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025 
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025

English Professional Writing (B.A.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for English Professional Writing:

Students will be able to:

  • Produce a variety of texts using creative, rhetorical, and analytical strategies.
  • Communicate clearly, accurately, and precisely in multiple modes.
  • Identify appropriate primary and secondary research materials, apply them to create and support original arguments about literary texts, and correctly cite all sources.
  • Explore, reflect upon, and describe various relationships among diverse literatures, languages, cultures, and histories (literary contents, structures, and contexts).
  • Synthesize reading, writing and other communication skills in professional settings.

The English Professional Writing major requires:

Three Writing in the Workplace Courses:

Two 300 to 400 Level Literature Courses:

Capstone Course:

Internship Requirement:

Students must take four credits of this requirement.  They may choose one 4-credit internship, two 2-credit internships, or a 2-credit internship combined with another English elective of two or four credits. Students must participate in disciplinary internship modules. 

First Year Suggested Courses:


100-level English Literature courses cannot be counted toward the English Professional Writing major, although many do satisfy Core requirements.  

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