Learn to create concise and impactful writing that will make you an asset in a wide range of workplaces. If you are considering making writing a career or you would like to include writing expertise on your résumé, then the Minor in Professional Writing is for you. Courses include Writing for Digital Media, Creative Non-Fiction, Writing for the Arts and Technical Writing, as well as a series of cross-listed courses in communications, journalism and philosophy.

Build skills in:

  • Report writing
  • Digital literacy
  • Public relations
  • Editing across the disciplines
  • Publishing
30 units
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Minor in Professional Writing

Opportunity to pursue a broader range of interest as it has a greater number of electives.

Can be combined with a Major

Program structure

Course sequence

15 units
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Microprogram in Professional Writing

30 units
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Certificate in Professional Writing

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The Department of English

Learn from nationally and internationally respected scholars and historians in a wide variety of fields; have access to the best of municipal, provincial and national cultural organizations; combine studies in various historical periods, cultural areas, and specializations; get top-quality, personalized education and becoming part of an academic community.
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