The Writing minor is designed to make students more marketable in a variety of fields. Many industries are concerned about the lack of writing skills in new hires. In fact, Forbes lists writing as one of the top five skills students can develop to make themselves more marketable.
The minor is designed to fit any major that has room for minors, and in fact, enhances the knowledge and skills developed in any major. Schools across the country are looking toward education that is career-centered; a writing minor fits this need by giving students a valuable skill for virtually any career.