undergraduate section

Course Clusters

Students can choose to group courses that are related to each other in order to create some specialization and depth in writing for specific purposes and audiences. Here are sample clusters:

 

Writing for Science and Engineering

ENGCMP 0440 Research Writing

ENGCMP 0530 Writing for the Sciences

ENGCMP 0535 Writing in the Health Science Professions

ENGCMP 0600 Introduction to Technical Writing

ENGCMP 1101 Language of Science and Technology

ENGCMP 1102 Language of Medicine

ENGCMP 1400 Grant Writing

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: select a technical, science, or engineering site

 

Advertising and PR Writing

ENGCMP 0400 Written Professional Communication

ENGCMP 0515 Persuasive Writing in Advertising

ENGCMP 0520 Integrating Writing and Design

ENGCMP 1103 Public Relations Writing

ENGCMP 1104 Corporate Storytelling

ENGCMP 1111 Professional Writing in Global Contexts 

ENGCMP 1112 Professional Uses of Social Media

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: select a PR, marketing, advertising, or community relations site

 

African American Rhetoric and Public Writing

ENGCMP 0570 Topics in African American Rhetoric and Public Writing

ENGCMP 1270 Projects in African American Rhetoric
 

 

Writing for Law and Government

ENGCMP 0410 Writing for the Legal Professions

ENGCMP 0420 Writing for the Public

ENGCMP 0560 Writing Arguments

ENGCMP 1099 The Language of Policy and Power: Topics in Diversity

ENGCMP 1112 Professional Uses of Social Media

ENGCMP 1400 Grant Writing

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: select a public agency, government organization, or a law office

 

Writing for Nonprofits

(While it doesn't count toward the major, consider ENGCMP 0208 Seminar in Composition: Service-Learning for your first-year composition course.)

ENGCMP 0420 Writing for the Public

ENGCMP 0515 Persuasive Writing in Advertising

ENGCMP 0641 Writing for Change

ENGCMP 1099 The Language of Policy and Power: Topics in Diversity

ENGCMP 1400 Grant Writing

ENGCMP 1401 Writing for Fundraising and Development

ENGCMP 1111 Professional Writing in Global Contexts 

ENGCMP 1112 Professional Uses of Social Media

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: select a nonprofit or foundation

 

Teaching and Composition Studies

(While it doesn't count toward the major, consider ENGCMP 0207 Seminar in Composition: Education for your first-year composition course.)

ENGCMP 0620 Theories of Writing and Teaching

ENGCMP 1210 Tutoring Peer Writers

ENGCMP 1510 Writing with Style

ENGCMP 1551 History and Politics of the English Language

ENGCMP 1552 Language, Literacy, and Learning

ENGCMP 1901 UTA: Teaching or Tutoring Writing

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: select an education site

 

Writing for Business

ENGCMP 0400 Written Professional Communication

ENGCMP 1104 Corporate Storytelling

ENGCMP 1100 Language of Business and Industry

ENGCMP 1111 Professional Writing in Global Contexts 

ENGCMP 1112 Professional Uses of Social Media

ENGCMP 1420 Writing Proposals for Business

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: select a corporate or business site

 

Public Engagement

(While it doesn't count toward the major, consider ENGCMP 0208 Seminar in Composition: Service-Learning for your first-year composition course.)

ENGCMP 0420 Writing for the Public

ENGCMP 0641 Writing for Change

ENGCMP 1099 The Language of Policy and Power: Topics in Diversity

ENGCMP 1551 History and Politics of the English Language

ENGCMP 1552 Language, Literacy, and Learning

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: select a nonprofit, agency, or government site

 

Composing Digital Media and Using Design

ENGCMP 0425 Digital Humanity

ENGCMP 0520 Integrating Writing and Design

ENGCMP 0610 Composing Digital Media

ENGCMP 1112 Professional Uses of Social Media

ENGCMP 1130 Projects in Digital Composition

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: you can use your digital skills in many sites. You can look for one where you will be doing hands on work at a TV or radio station, or you can design material for a nonprofit or business, for example.

 

Publishing

ENGCMP 0400 Written Professional Communication

ENGCMP 0520 Integrating Writing and Design

ENGCMP 1220 Art of the Essay

ENGCMP 1510 Writing with Style

ENGCMP 1151 Professional Editing in Context

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: select a magazine, press, or publishing house

 

Preparing for Law or Graduate School

ENGCMP 0401: Written Professional Communication: Topics in Diversity

ENGCMP 0410 Writing for the Legal Professions

ENGCMP 0440 Research Writing

ENGCMP 0450 Critical Writing

ENGCMP 1220 Art of the Essay

ENGCMP 1510 Writing with Style

ENGCMP 1900 Internship: select a law office or agency related to your field of interest