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Department of Writing Studies, Rhetoric, and Composition

Undergraduate Minor

The Writing Minor

Catalog Description

The minor in writing offers students the opportunity to develop expertise in writing for academic, professional, civic, and personal purposes.  The coursework provides practice in writing in a range of genres, editing and style, publishing, and digital media.  Courses also investigate rhetoric, information technology, the politics of language use, and language and identity.

Admissions Requirements

The minor in writing is available to all undergraduates at Syracuse University.  Students must have credit for WRT 105 and WRT 205, or equivalent.  Students may begin the minor before completing WRT 205.  

Consult the Course Catalog for specific major requirements.