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Writing - Minor

Program Overview

AUC’s broad-based liberal arts education allows you to diversify your learning with a minor or two — helping you develop skills complementary to your primary area of study and demonstrating to potential employers that you have range. 

AUC’s writing minor is the perfect choice for students looking to advance their knowledge, competencies and values in the field of rhetoric and writing. This program offers a concentrated study and practice of writing for different purposes and in different contexts, complementing all majors. In the creative genres, students will have the opportunity to cultivate their creative thought through writing and use language in an imaginative way. In the academic and professional genres, the program offers courses that strengthen writing and communication skills in preparation for a variety of careers. Students will focus on the social power of writing and work towards professional competency in the fields of business, science, civil and academic communications.

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Degrees and Admission Requirements

Students wishing to pursue a minor in Writing should meet the minimum academic and admission requirements set by AUC.