Aug 18, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Professional Writing Minor


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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.

Please see the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Department of English web page at https://www.unlv.edu/english for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets are available at Minor in Professional Writing | Academics | University of Nevada, Las Vegas (unlv.edu)

 

 

Advising


Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Liberal Arts Wilson Advising Center https://www.unlv.edu/liberalarts/wac

 

 

 

Accreditation


Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org

 

 

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.

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