CAC220 Communication Writing Essentials (3 credit hours)
Practice in the fundamentals of business communication. Students complete a variety of assignments exemplifying the types of writing routinely practiced in business settings—including letters, résumés, news releases, reports, proposals, instructions, and other forms of business communication. Emphasis on real world experience and application.
ENG110 College Composition (3 credit hours)
The course provides practice in reading academic articles related to composing, writing clear and effective prose through expository modes including summaries, locating main points, responding to quotes with explanation, relating to quotes with specific personal illustrations, exploratory writing, a formal research paper, and reflections over course objectives and growth as a writer. A brief review of grammar and mechanics is provided via instructive comments in every graded assignment.
ENG240 American Literature (3 credit hours)
A survey of American literary tradition from its origin to the present.
PWR313 Article Writing I (2 credit hours)
An introduction to writing from a Christian worldview and an overview of the different writing genres, with an emphasis on writing articles for publication. Stresses functional skills such as self-editing, interviewing techniques, developing vocabulary skills, and learning to cover news. Through readings and writing assignments, the student will follow a step-by-step process of learning the foundations of article writing.
PWR314 Article Writing II (2 credit hours)
A course concentrating on finding, evaluating, researching and writing the various kinds of nonfiction articles. Self-editing, interviewing techniques and developing vocabulary skills are emphasized as students write humor, how-to, inspirational, investigative, opinion and other types of articles. Building on the foundational skills learned in PWR 313, students will learn the advanced specialty areas of article writing. Students are encouraged to submit their articles for publication.
PWR323 Non-fiction and Scriptwriting (3 credit hours)
Introductory course and workshop in the instruction and practice of writing non-fiction and scriptwriting.
PWR327 Introduction to Fiction Writing (3 credit hours)
An introductory course concentrating on the instruction and practice of writing fiction.
PWR472 Freelance Writing (3 credit hours)
This class is designed to expose writers to the wide range of freelance writing options open to them, along with experimenting with numerous formats and venues of professional writing. Students will be expected to complete their assignments and submit some of them for publication consideration to online and print media.