Explore our programs in Communication and Writing:
Choose a Major
- Creative Writing Develop creativity, craft, and flexibility as a writer.
- Professional Communication Strengthen your skills in team building, conflict management, and communications development. Choose your own track— Organizational Communication, Public Relations—to focus on your interests.
- Screenwriting Build a creative and practical foundation for a career in film and television writing, while you prepare for graduate studies.
- Technical Communication and Professional Writing Learn to write and communicate in a variety of settings using traditional and digital media.
Choose a Minor
- Creative Writing Develop your writing skills while you pursue the writing life.
- Environmental Communication
- Interpersonal Communication Learn to communicate persuasively and informatively and work effectively with information.
- Media Literacy Gain analytic skills that will help you sift through the messages that inform, entertain, and sell products.
- Organizational Communication Learn how to improve internal organizational communication and build successful teams.
- Public Relations
- Research and Information Studies Harness the joy of intellectual curiosity on many current issues.
- Screenwriting The screenwriting minor is intended for the student who is interested in learning the basics of writing a screenplay. This minor may complement other fields of study or it may be just right for someone who simply loves movies.
- Technical Communication Add to your skill set and learn how to communicate with and about technology.
- Theater Theater skills can enhance a student's ability to communicate and to cultivate a variety of multiple intelligences. A theater minor can complement degrees in business, psychology, education, communication, screenwriting, and a variety of other disciplines.