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Editing and Publishing Minor

Businesses and professional organizations today all produce publications for their customers and constituents. Employees with these skills are valued greatly. The editing and publishing minor provides you practical experience in digital and print production of newspapers, magazines, books, e-books, and other types of publications. You’ll learn publication management and planning, layout and design, content creation, and promotion, using industry standard layout and design software packages. The skills learned in this minor complement a wide range of other majors and minors, as they can be used throughout all business and organizations that produce digital or print publications.

Required Courses: 21 hours

A minor must include a minimum of 12 hours unduplicated by your major(s) and minor(s). Complete at least 50% of the hours in the minor at the 300-400 level.

  • CNA 290 Editing and Copy Editing (3)
  • CNA 453 Integrated Brand Promotion (3)
  • ENG 221 Editing for Publication (3)
  • ENG 321 Production and Design for Publication (3)
  • ENG 421 Advanced Publishing (3)

Plus 6 hours from the following:

  • CNA 262 Writing for Mass Media (3)
  • CNA 280 News Writing (3)
  • CNA 379 Media Management (3)
  • CNA 426 Social Media Marketing (3)
  • CNA 458 Advanced News Writing and Reporting (3)
  • ENG 200 Expository Writing (3)
  • ENG 202 Poetry Workshop (3)
  • ENG 203 Fiction Workshop (3)
  • ENG 204 Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3)
  • ENG 402 Advanced Poetry Workshop (3)
  • ENG 403 Advanced Fiction Workshop (3)
  • ENG 404 Advanced Creative Nonfiction Workshop (3)
  • CNA 497 Internship or ENG 497 Internship (1-12)