Minor in Professional Writing and Rhetoric
Professional Writing and Rhetoric Minor — 18 units
A maximum of 6 PWR advisor-approved transfer units may be applied toward the minor.
All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a grade of C or better.
Core Courses (12 units)
|ENG 216||Cultivating Curiosity: Explore Your World, Your Identity, and Your Future||3|
|or ENG 218||Literature Is Not A Luxury: Writing For Self and Community|
|ENG 402||Introduction to Professional Writing and Rhetoric||3|
|ENG 540||Professional Editing||3|
|ENG 545||Visual Rhetoric and Document Design||3|
Skills Electives (6 units)
|Writing Practices in Professional Contexts|
|Writing Professional Promotions|
|Writing Technical Documentation|
|Professional Writing for Digital Audiences|
|Individual and Team Writing|
Program Learning Outcomes
1. Students in the Professional Writing and Rhetoric minor will be able to produce rhetorically eﬀective texts across a range of digital, print, and multimedia formats.
2. Students in the Professional Writing and Rhetoric minor will analyze workplace writing in order to understand and develop eﬀective rhetorical strategies for a variety of professional writing contexts.
3. Students in the Professional Writing and Rhetoric minor will produce persuasive texts using a broad range of genres, methods, and conventions for professional writers, considering the unique purposes and audiences of workplace writing.