2020-2021 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Course Catalog

Professional and Technical Writing Minor


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Minor Coordinator

Kristen Krause, Writing Studies Academic Support Coordinator
239 H.B. Crouse
315-443-1047
 

Faculty

Lois Agnew, Patrick W. Berry, Collin Gifford-Brooke, Genevieve García de Müeller, Lenny Grant, Margaret Himley, Krista Kennedy, Rebecca Moore Howard, Brice Nordquist, Eileen E. Schell, Tony Scott

The Professional and Technical Writing minor will provide students with documented training in professional and technical writing in digital and scientific contexts.

Description


The minor in Professional and Technical Writing requires 18 credits of coursework: WRT 307 - Advanced Writing Studio: Professional Writing; at least two courses from List A; the balance can be taken from List A or B.

Student Learning Outcomes


1. Produce effective documents for business, health care, nonprofit, government, technical, or scientific professions in local, national, or global contexts

2. Rhetorically analyze professional audiences and effective persuasion practices

3. Learn, analyze, and apply the ethics of professional and technical communication across professions, including accessibility and inclusivity

4. Produce rhetorically astute work in multiple modalities

Declaring a PTW minor


To declare a Writing minor, students should complete the Declaration of Minor form and then bring the form to the Writing Department office (239 HBC Hall) for the signature of the minor coordinator. A copy of the form must be filed with the student’s home college.

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