College of Letters and Science Professional Writing Minor Minor How to Apply Visit Campus Request Information The Professional Writing minor is a valuable complement to the English major as well as other fields of study where clear, concise, and precise writing is important. Through a pragmatic set of courses, a professional writing minor teaches students to write and produce documents for specific audiences for a particular purpose. The documents may be as short as professionally written emails and letters or up to book-length publications. The Professional Writing minor is of particular value for students interested in publishing and editing, business, producing content for digital media, grant writing fields, and other jobs where writing with precision and a clear purpose is paramount. Consists of 24 credits beyond the General Education Composition requirement. For more information, see the GEP section of the Catalog.