The Bachelor of Arts in Writing & Editing has been designed to produce creative, detail-oriented, and critical thinkers who communicate clearly, winsomely, and truthfully through the written work. The program consists of 36 credit hours—a 27-hour core and 9 elective credits that involve writing in various disciplines such as ministry, marketing, and journalism. Student coursework will culminate in an internship or a portfolio toward the end of the program.
Writing & Editing Program Objectives
Upon completion of the Writing & Editing program, students should be able to:
- Compose professional-quality documents for different audiences, purposes, and occasions.
- Edit a variety of document types using professional editing standards.
- Demonstrate expert command of the written language.
- Demonstrate the ability to write and analyze complex, well-reasoned arguments.
- Find, evaluate, and incorporate relevant sources into argumentative writing.
- Demonstrate understanding of citation and various citation styles and formats.
- Demonstrate understanding of intellectual honesty and ethical standards as they apply to both editing and writing.
- Explain the importance of approaching the disciplines of writing and editing from a biblical worldview.