Linguistics Undergrad Minor MIN
Variable Credit Min
Variable Credit Max
English Language Use and Structure
Analyze the structure and use of the English language to identify appropriate usage and style in specific contexts and assess the effectiveness of traditional usage rules and style guidelines.
Copyediting and Substantive Editing
Optimize clarity and effectiveness of sentences paragraphs and longer texts by applying principles of effective usage style and organization to real-world examples of draft text.
Demonstrate specialized skills and the perspective required by at least one specific editing genre (such as magazine publishing technical communication book publishing scholarly publishing or freelance publishing.
Publishing Industry and Processes
Use tools and processes that are part of the publishing business such as software for methods of and ethical procedures relating to graphic design printing technology and income and expense management and understand how these tools methods and ethical procedures have evolved over the history of publishing.
Free Form Requisites
Requirement 1 — Complete 6 Courses
course - Intro to Print Publishing 3.0
ELANG 223 - Intro to English Language 3.0
course - Modern American Usage 3.0
course - Grammar of English 3.0
course - Basic Editing Skills 3.0
course - Genre & Substantive Editing - You may take once 3.0
Requirement 2 — Complete 3 hours
course - Editing for Publication - You may take up to 3.0 credit hours 3.0