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Field of Emphasis in Writing

If you love to write but are not majoring in writing, this Field of Emphasis is for you. You will take two core writing courses and four additional workshop course of your choosing from creative and professional writing options.

As with a minor, a field of emphasis appears on your transcript. It is an excellent way to enhance your studies because it provides a concentration of courses that can complement your major or give you knowledge and expertise in a second field for which you have a passion. Graduate schools and employers are always happy to see a candidate who has proven skills as a writer.