COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES
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Professional writers play an important role in every single industry. Your skills as a writer include the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively in many different contexts and professional environments. For the past several years, nonprofit organizations
and businesses alike have begun to recognize the valuable skills that English majors bring to the workplace. The combination of written communication, critical thinking and research skills make writing majors an integral part of organizations, governments,
businesses and more.
The Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects steady growth for writers and authors and technical writers. As a professional writer, you’ll have the opportunity to work in any field you want to pursue.
Here are some of the career opportunities that you could expect after graduation along with the average median annual salary:
|ENGL 2070 - Grammar, Rhetoric and Style|
Teaches the basics of English grammar in order to develop a rhetorical and stylistic confidence in reading and writing, using an approach that is more descriptive than prescriptive. You'll learn how to evaluate the grammatical choices of established writers and how to develop flexibility in the grammatical choices you make in their own writing.
|ENGL 3050 - Fiction Workshop|
Beginning workshop for defining and developing narrative craft, focusing on writing process and specialized topics.
|ENGL 3084 - Multimedia Composition|
Offers you opportunities to examine and compose texts where language is integrated with other media, such as video, still images, music, etc. Includes basic instruction in digital multimedia composition and design tools.
|ENGL 3170 - Business Writing|
Focuses on the strategies and techniques of business writing, with emphasis on reader, message and form.
|ENGL 3154 - Technical Writing|
Introduces the study and writing of technical documents. Emphasizes the processes, style, structure, and forms of technical writing. Attention is paid to audience analysis, organization, clarity and precision.