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Professional Writing

This minor prepares you in the genres, styles, and communication practices essential for the contemporary, digital workplace. With its focus on collaborative writing, problem-solving, real-world audiences, and document design, the minor in Professional Writing complements any major and helps you develop vital professional practices. The minor culminates with a professional portfolio website you can use in the job market and/or in applications to graduate school.

What You'll Learn

  • How to design and develop a variety of common documents
  • Web writing, including HTML and CSS
  • Professional design software like InDesign and Illustrator
  • How to use social media strategically in professional settings

For more information, download our brochure or check out the degree requirements.

Department of English
Robert Bell Building (RB), Room 297
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-8580
Fax: 765-285-3765
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