Enhance Your Major

ODU's Professional Writing minor is suggested for students of any major who would like to improve their business and technological writing.

View course descriptions for pre- and co-requisites.

Courses Credits
ENG 220 Professional Writing 3
ENG 326 The Art of the Essay 3
ENG Electives at 300-400 level beyond general degree requirements 3

Select one course from the following:

Courses Credits
ENG 322 Creative Writing 3
THR 305 Playwriting 3

Select one course from the following:

Courses Credits
PRS 205 News Writing 3
PRS 329 Power-Packed Writing for Public Relations & Marketing Communications  3
Total Credits Required 15

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For more information about adding this minor to your education plan, please contact the Office of Advising & Student Success.

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