writing minor

Writing Minor Online

Writing Minor

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Sharpen your skill set with our Writing Minor

When applying for jobs, you know what one of the most frequent qualifications is? “Proficient writing skills.” Writing is one of the most commonly used tools across all professions, and the writing minor will help you strengthen this skill in order to prepare you for your future career. By gaining an appreciation of the English language and developing critical thinking skills, you will be able to communicate complex ideas through writing in professional settings. This is an all-inclusive minor that explores invention, organization, drafting, revision, point-of-view, voice, style, and even listening.

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Sarah Monson

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Assistant Dir. of Recruitment
Online Admissions

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    advantageous in communication careers
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    On-Campus & Online
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    develop critical thinking & theoretical application skills

Major in the making of you

Graduates will

  • Demonstrate proficiencies in the writing processes through invention, organization, drafting, revision, and editing for professional presentation.
  • Use authority, point-of-view, and individual voice and style in personal and professional writing.
  • Participate effectively in groups with emphasis on listening, critical and reflective thinking, and responding.


Writing Minor


Are you ready?

We open the door for those who are ready. Ready to change their life, ready to achieve goals, and ready to make a difference in the lives around them. All brought to you in an online, flexible environment. With a University of Minnesota degree that will bring you to soaring new heights. And endless possibilities getting you ready for a career change, to start something new, or to start over -- whatever your reason is, take your next step with UMN Crookston! We're ready, are you?