Loyola University Maryland

Writing Department

Writing Minor

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Writing minors take WR200 Art of Nonfiction and WR400 Senior Seminar in addition to writing electives at the 200, 300, or 400 level. See the Advising Worksheet for the specific requirements for your graduation year. 

Here are the writing minor Advising Worksheets:

Visit the course catalog for a list of classes offered in the writing department.

Students taking writing courses in a minor may explore a wide variety of disciplines and match these with their majors. For example, a writing minor could be paired with any number of majors to help students communicate effectively in any discipline.

In the picture below, students conduct usability testing on a client website in a technical writing course. Students then composed a usability report and submitted the document to their clients to help improve the clients' websites. In this way, students gain valuable experience working outside the classroom on projects that they may encounter in graduate school or on the job.

Writing students conduct usability testing in a computer lab