Writing Program (m.)
Department overview • English (M.,
Writing (m.) •
Les Bailey Writers Series •
Sigma Tau Delta
The writing minor helps students develop the key
communication, critical and creative thinking and research
skills necessary to prepare them for entry to academic,
professional and career-oriented fields that are writing
In keeping with the Benedictine philosophy of education, the
writing minor offers students an enriching and practical
academic and spiritual experience that meets the needs of the
whole person. Because its objective is to help develop students'
creative and unique qualities while preparing them to meet their
career goals, the writing minor will deepen students'
understanding and proficiency with specific conventions,
audiences and contexts applicable to all majors.
The minor gives students a well-rounded education in
creative, academic and professional and journalistic writing. At
the same time, it allows students to specialize and develop an
area of expertise.