“It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” —Ernest Hemingway
Earning a Minor in Writing and Professional Communication
A minor in writing and professional communication at Lindenwood University requires 21 credit hours. This interdisciplinary minor combines courses from English literature, creative writing, technical writing, business writing, grant writing, and journalism to create a program of study allowing students to practice writing in a wide variety of forms. Two courses are required, an Introduction to Writing and Rhetoric, and Introduction to Technical and Professional Writing. The remaining five courses are selected from a range of offerings in English, Communication, and Non-Profit Administration.
Since written communication is one of the most desirable skills employers are looking for, this minor is an excellent choice to take in combination with any major across the University. This minor allows students to thoroughly enhance their writing skills for a wide diversity of purposes and audiences, allowing students to practice adapting their writing skills to a range of situations, which is excellent practice for the job market. If you think you might need communication skills in order to succeed at your future career plans, then this is a great minor for that practice.
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