Writing

TYPE: Minor of Writing
DEPARTMENT: Writing and Library Science Department

LOCATION: On-Campus/Online

The best writers take new chances, seek feedback and have the ability to write articulately for every audience. With the Writing minor available on campus and online at UW-Superior, you'll gain the ultimate flexibility.  

 
In small, workshop-style classes, you can expect to read widely, brainstorm, draft, peer review, get feedback and revise your writing in an encouraging and inventive atmosphere. Online, you'll gain access to the same amount of tools, support and interaction with classmates as students on campus.
 
However you choose to learn, there will be a variety of projects in our courses are equal parts hard work and inspiration. This combination allows you to develop your skills and craft for writing in college and beyond. 
 
Gain experience by working on: Dramatic scenes to be staged and read by your classmates An investigative report on language controversies Researched creative nonfiction essays on conversation Journaling techniques with residents of a women's shelter E-portfolios showcasing your work for job applicaitons 
 

Program Outcomes 

 
Through a Minor in Writing at UW-Superior, you will:  
  • Develop personalized strategies for generating ideas, drafting, revising and proofreading. 
  • Engage in all stages of the writing process from invention to publication.
  • Understand and be able to use grammar and mechanics correctly. 
  • Understand and be able to write for various purposes and audiences in a variety of genres. 
 

Career Opportunities 

 
Employers continue to rank writing as a top skill they expect from college graduates. As writing also applies to all industries, graduates of the UW-Superior Writing program gain an upper-hand in the future job market. You can open the doors to many career possibilities to become a:  
  • Creative writer 
  • Technical writer 
  • Editor 
  • Public relations specialist 
  • Journalist 
  • Social media specialist 
  • Grant writer 
  • Freelance writer 
  • Magazine writer 
  • Copy writer/editor 
  • Marketing associate 
  • Multimedia and new media writer/editor 
  • Magazine writer 
  • Book reviewer 
  • Publications coordinator 
  • Publisher's representative

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