Students who wish to add a concentration in writing useful in supporting their work in a professional field should consider minoring in informational writing.
A student majoring in English can add a minor in informational writing only by following the program without duplicating more than three credit hours. Students majoring in writing cannot elect this minor.
Course of Study (19 credits)
|ENG 102 or ENG 113||Academic Writing and Research Process or Researched Writing (3 credits)|
|ENG 205||Advanced Composition (3 credits)|
|ENG 242||Editing (3 credits)|
|ENG 221||Newspaper (1 credit)|
|Choose three of the following:|
|ENG 111||Topics in Contemporary Writing (Approved Topic) (3 credits)|
|ENG 191||Argumentative Writing (3 credits)|
|ENG 241||Newswriting (3 credits)|
|ENG 311||Technical Writing (3 credits)|
|ENG 343||Feature Writing (3 credits)|
|ENG 344||Publishing (3 credits)|
|ENG 394||Special Topics in Writing (3 credits)|
|ENG 493||Writing Internship (3 credits)|
|ENG 495||Independent Study (3 credits)|
The first biopsychology major graduated in 2012 and has been hired as an IOM Tech in UPMC’s Center for Clinical Neurophysiology (CCN).