Technical and Professional Writing Track

Core requirements (9 hours)

All students in the MA program in Writing must complete the following 9-hour core:

  • ENG 700 Introduction to Research Methods in English (3 hrs)
  • ENG 604 Advanced Writing: NonFiction (3 hrs)
  • ENG 628 Modern Rhetorical Theory or ENG 684 Topics in Professional Writing (3 hrs)
  • Total 9 Hours
Technical and Professional Writing Track

In addition to the core and degree requirements listed above, students choosing the Technical and Professional Writing track must complete the following courses:

  • ENG 771 Professional Writing (3 hrs) 
  • ENG 774 Professional Writing Internship ( 3 hrs)
  • ENG 775 Designing Technical Documents (3 hrs)

And 15 hrs from the following:

  • ENG 672 Writing Grant Proposals (3 hrs)
  • ENG 678 Writing for the Health Professions (3 hrs)
  • ENG 679 Writing for the Web (3 hrs)
  • ENG 694 Technical Writing Internship (3 hrs)
  • ENG 726 Issues in Professional Writing (3 hrs)
  • ENG 770 Teaching of Technical and Professional Writing (3 hrs)
  • ENG 773 Writing for the Computer Industry (3 hrs)
  • ENG 777 Scientific and Technical Editing (3 hrs)
  • ENG 799 Thesis (6 hrs)
  • Graduate-level courses in ENG or approved cognate (3 hrs)