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Writing & Communication

The Minor in Writing and Communication trains students in the written communication skills sought by employers and necessary for active engagement in the public sphere. The coordinator will work with you to tailor a minor appropriate to your degree program, career plans, and personal interests.

Students will take a minimum of six of the courses designated below, with at least one course from each of the three areas:

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

Humanities

ENGL 202 Creative Non-Fiction 3
ENGL 221 Creative Writing 3
ENGL 310 Writing Your Life: Form & Function in Memoirs 3
ENGL 315 Short Fiction: The Art of the Tale 3
HUMA 189 Special Topics: Acting & Improvisation 3
HUMA 201 Art History B.C. to the Renaissance 3
HUMA 202 Art History Renaissance to Present

3

SPCH 104 Introduction to Speech 3

Visual Communication/New Media

GMMD 102 Introduction to Design 3
GMMD 330 Web Design & Development 3
GMMD 409 Issues in New Media Journalism 3
CITA 112 Introduction to Electronic Presentations 1

Business/Professions

BSAD 340 Management Communications 3
ENGL 301 Professional Writing and Communication 3
ENGL 309 Journalism 3
LEST 330 Legal Writing 3

 

Melissa Lee
Writing & Communication Minor Coordinator
FOB 518
34 Cornell Dr
Canton, NY 13617

leem@canton.edu

315-386-7525