Academic Catalog


Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Studies with a Major in Professional Writing (BS)

Virginia Tucker Steffen, Program Coordinator and Advisor

The professional writing major produces graduates capable of moving into professional and technical writing fields. Students in the major complete a core of courses in technical writing as well as in business, communication, and human resources. The major is ideal for returning students already working who are interested in expanding their management skills and/or increasing their eligibility for promotion.

Some courses in the professional writing major are available online only.

Topics courses, such as ENGL 395/ENGL 495, COMM 395/COMM 396, etc., must be approved by the student's advisor to ensure that the topic is appropriate for the major.  No more than two classes, or six credits, may be counted for both the major and a minor.