UW English Writing Minor: New for Winter 2017

You don’t have to be a poet to have a Writing Minor! 

When a potential employer receives a job application, the number one attribute that they look for is communication! What better way to hone your communication skills than by applying for a Minor in Writing?

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The Writing Minor is designed to provide students with concentrated study of and practice in writing, language, and rhetoric. The Minor is most appropriate for students entering writing-intensive careers such as journalism, business, law, publishing, editing, education, and public relations or for students interested in enhancing their writing, analytic and communication skills.

Requirements: 

  • 25 credit hours at the 200 level or above, of which 15 must be 300 level or above
  • 15 credits from approved list of courses in academic, professional, and creative writing*
  • 10 credits from approved list of courses in theory, history, and design*

*Although it is possible to count 5 credit hours of Creative Writing to the minor, this is NOT a creative writing minor. 

To apply, complete a “Change of Program or Minor” form with an academic adviser in your major. If you have any questions regarding the Writing Minor, please contact English advising at (206) 543-2634 or via engladv@uw.edu

 

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