The B.A. major in English with a Concentration in Public and Professional Writing emphasizes the critical analysis and production of writing and written discourse in professional, academic, and civic contexts. This concentration provides English majors with a strong core of abilities in reading and writing, as well as an opportunity to build rhetorical knowledge in a variety of modes, sites, and genres of language use.
B.A., Public and Professional Writing Concentration
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Students pursuing a B.A. in English with a Concentration in Public and Professional Writing should use the Academic Bulletin year appropriate for your year of matriculation.
Requirements for English B.A. degrees with a Concentration in Public and Professional Writing can be found by clicking on the relevant Bulletin below:
Students interested in pursuing an M.F.A. in Creative Writing should consider completing the major’s concentration in creative writing.
For advice in planning a course of study, students should consult their departmental advisor and the department’s website.
Each semester, the department publishes detailed descriptions of courses to be offered the following semester.