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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English - Applied and Professional Writing (EAPW) - BA Major

40 S.H. (minor required)

2.0 GPA required.

Letter grade required in all major courses unless otherwise noted.

The Applied and Professional Writing major is designed for students who wish to be a writing specialist or who desire a career that depends upon strong writing and communication skills. Specific courses include technical writing, grant writing, editing professional documents, creative writing, and related courses that foster critical evaluation of ideas, the expression of those ideas, and the ethical implications of those ideas.

Students may become professional technical writers, editors, and writing specialists for the business, non-profit, and governmental spheres. The program will also prepare students for graduate study in rhetoric, professional writing, and other language-related fields.

Internship (3 S.H.)

Electives (10 S.H.)

  • 4 S.H. ENG at 200-level or above
  • 6 S.H. ENG at 300-level or above


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

= Civic Engagement and Service Learning