B.A., Public and Professional Writing Concentration

Major in English with a Concentration in Public and Professional Writing

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.

Recommendations

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.