Writing Overview 

If you thrive on creatively writing your words and sharing thoughts, a writing minor from SMWC might be the perfect fit. A writing minor complements any major from business administration to psychology. Our degree programs provide the flexibility to lead you to the career of your dreams. With your professional advisors helping you along the way, you can mix and match majors and minors to get the perfect degree tailored to you and your career aspirations.

Crafted with a 19-credit hour curriculum, a writing minor will advance your writing skills for diverse audiences and disciplines. You have the opportunity to be published in our student-run magazine, Aurora. Throughout the program, you will continue to develop your writing style while understanding the skills that employers seek.


What is writing, and what can you do with a degree in it?
The field of writing includes a variety of paths. From medical writing to creative writing, there are several areas to choose from. The writing program is designed to promote writing abilities in any field. Writing minors are often viewed as unique and versatile. Here are career paths for a writing minor:

  • Business Management
  • Law Enforcement
  • Nursing
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Digital Marketing
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Psychology

What support and resources are provided at SMWC?
The Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides exceptional, personalized learning resource services to encourage student success. The LRC offers help with a range of academic support services, including a writing center, tutoring, college success courses and more.