Professional Writing Minor Launched

Posted on: December 12th, 2014 by addavis

This academic year, the Department of Writing & Rhetoric was approved to offer a Minor in Professional Writing, and the minor has been enthusiastically received by students from various disciplines and programs.

As the first semester for declaring the minor draws to a close, students from majors in Communication Sciences/Disorders, Exercise Science, General Studies, Political Science, Journalism, Linguistics, English, Paralegal Studies, and Integrated Marketing Communication have formally declared the minor.

Students interested in learning more about the minor are invited to send inquiries to the department by email ( or calling 662-915-2121. Information about the minor is available on the W&R website at and in the University of Mississippi Undergraduate Catalog.