Program Requirements

All students in the professional writing program must complete all general education requirements.

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Professional Writing (BA)

Bachelor of Arts

Admission requirements

Students must have a combined GPA (Missouri State and transfer) of 2.50 or higher or a GPA of 2.75 or higher for the most recent 30 hours of course work in order to be admitted to the degree program.

Program requirements

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. Major Requirements (36 hours)
    1. ENG 321(3), 373(3), 377(3), 421(3), 422(3), 487(3), 500(3), 574(3)
    2. Complete four courses from: ENG 473(3), 570(3), 572(3), 573(3), 575(3), or approved upper-division cognate courses for a total of not fewer than 36 hours.
    3. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of ENG 421(3), 422(3), and 574(3).
  3. Minor Required (or second major)
  4. Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements
  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Professional Writing (BS)

Bachelor of Science

Admission requirements

Students must have a combined GPA (Missouri State and transfer) of 2.50 or higher or a GPA of 2.75 or higher for the most recent 30 hours of course work in order to be admitted to the degree program.