Minor in Professional Writing

About

UNLV's Minor in Professional Writing is a seven-course (21 credit hour) English Department program open to all majors and working professionals. The program strengthens your workplace written communication skills or prepares you for a career as a professional writer.

Accreditation

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in designing, writing, and editing print and digital texts for a variety of audiences and purposes in professional contexts.
  • Demonstrate project management skills.
  • Exhibit a complex understanding of common professional writing genres.
  • Exhibit an ability to collaborate effectively at all stages of a writing project.
  • Exhibit visual design awareness and acuity.
  • Apply a broad repertoire of research and critical-thinking skills that reflect an awareness of cultural contexts.
  • Develop strategies for learning digital/software applications and acquiring expertise.

Career Possibilities

Requirements

Loading from UNLV Catalog…

Documents/Downloads

Minor in Professional Writing

Contacts

Wilson Advising Center

The Wilson Advising Center supports undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts.

 Website
 Email
 Phone

Department of English

The English department offers a variety of courses in literature, language and writing. Our majors explore literature as an artistic medium from both theoretical and historical perspectives, in the process honing students' analytical and writing skills.

 Website
 Phone

College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts offers students a well-rounded education in the humanities and social sciences, and provides students with a solid foundation for a lifetime of learning and discovery.

 Website
 Email
 Phone