Bachelor’s Degree in Writing

  • Overview

    WPU’s Writing curriculum combines courses from the English and Communication programs to build the skills for creating well-crafted documents for immediate, practical use.  

    Even as today’s workplace becomes increasingly technological and mechanized, employers identify mastery of language as an essential skill for college graduates. If you seek an edge to distinguish yourself as a writer, look no further. The writing major combines a focus on close reading and argument with a contemporary application of such skills to digital media to prepare you for a career in emerging fields that demand linguistic precision in technological contexts. 

    Coursework includes core classes in professional writing, social media, communications research, advanced grammar, and a wide range of electives that enable you to tailor your program according to your interests and career goals.

    WPU Students are equipped and prepared for various careers because of their knowledge and understanding of the written word.
  • Courses

    View the Academic Catalog to see courses in Writing.

    Writing B.A.: Sample 4-Year Plan

  • Faculty
    Associate Professor of English
    Professor of English; Program Director of English
    Program Director of Theatre; Professor of English; Department Chair of Humanities
    WPU Fountain
    Professor of English
  • Careers

    Writing remains at the base of many careers and types of work, from marketing, sales, and communications to publishing to teachers, roles in government, the medical field, TV, and even leadership.  

    Our Writing graduates have gone on to varied careers including: 

    • Copywriter
    • Editor
    • Journalist
    • Technical Writer 
    • Marketer 
    • Grant Writer 
    • PR/Communications Specialist 
    • Medical Writer
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