2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 12, 2021  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Professional Writing [PWRT]


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Professional Writing offers a well-rounded, liberal arts education with courses in creative writing, editing, technical writing, business writing, and writing with new media. For more information please visit our website  http://www.cortland.edu/profwriting

 

Career Potential

  • Editor
  • Technical writer
  • Web Content Developer
  • Communications manager
  • Grant Writer
  • Creative Writer
  • Freelance writer
  • Media Writer

 

 

Professional Writing Courses to Total 34 Credit Hours:


B. At least 15 additional credit hours of elective professional writing courses, six hours at the 400 level.


Note: PWR 412, if selected, has a prerequisite of PWR 212, PWR 213, or PWR 315.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


Example of the B.A. in Professional Writing over Four Years


First Year


Fall Total credit hours: 16-17


  • Foreign language
  • CAP
  • GE course
  • GE course

Spring Total credit hours: 16-17


  • Foreign language
  • GE course
  • GE course
  • GE course

Second Year


Fall Total credit hours: 16-18


  • Foreign language
  • GE course
  • GE course

Spring Total credit hours: 18


  • Foreign language
  • GE course
  • English elective
  • (2) PWR electives
  • Minor or elective

Third Year


Fall Total credit hours: 18


  • GE course
  • GE course
  • Minor or elective
  • Minor or elective

Spring Total credit hours: 15


  • PWR elective
  • PWR elective
  • PWR elective
  • English elective
  • English elective

Fourth Year


Fall Total credit hours: 15


  • Minor, elective or internship
  • Minor, elective or internship
  • Minor, elective or internship
  • Minor, elective or internship

Spring Total credit hours: 15


  • PWR elective (if needed)
  • Minor or elective
  • Minor or elective
  • Minor or elective

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