Main Office: Peck Hall 302
Department Chair: Dr. Maria K. Bachman
Telephone: (615) 898-5090
Fax: (615) 898-5098
The Interdisciplinary Minor in Writing is administered by the English Department and features an integrative curriculum from the following colleges: Business, Liberal Arts, and Mass Communication.
A minor in Writing will appeal to students across the disciplines who are interested in enhancing their employability (particularly since many employers seek college graduates who can demonstrate solid communication skills). The minor in Writing is also recommended for students who wish to pursue graduate work in writing studies.
Dr. Ron Kates serves as the advisor for the writing minor. His phone number is 615-898-2595.
Below is the list of courses included in the writing minor and a brief description of program requirements.
Students will choose 18 hours of courses from the following list. (No more than 12 hours may be taken in any one department.)
|BCEN (BMOM) 3510||Business Communication|
|BCEN (BMOM) 4510||Business Report Writing|
|EMC 3020||Writing for the Electronic Media|
|EMC 3060||Writing for Digital Media|
|EMC 4020||Advanced Scriptwriting|
|ENGL 3620||Professional Writing|
|ENGL 3630||Essay Writing Workshop|
|ENGL 3645||Fiction Writing|
|ENGL 3655||Poetry Writing|
|ENGL 3570||Introduction to Linguistics|
|ENGL 4600||Writing Internship|
|ENGL 4605||Advanced Composition|
|ENGL 4510||Modern English Grammar and Usage|
|ENGL 4670||Special Topics in Writing|
|JOUR 3520||Specialized Journalism|
|JOUR 3530||Feature Writing|
|JOUR 3590||Magazine Writing and Editing|
|JOUR 4300||Reviewing and Criticism|
|PS 3530||Legal Writing and Research|