Writing Minor Requirements

Requirements for Minor in Writing

To earn a minor in Writing, a student must complete 28 Wr credits (12 credits of which must be taken in residence at PSU):

  • 16 credits must be taken at the upper division level.
  • One WIC course may be applied to minor requirements.  
  • No more than 8 credits total from the following may be applied to the Writing minor: Wr 399, 404, 405.
  • No more than 8 credits total of courses taken with undifferentiated grading (i.e. Pass/No Pass) may be applied to the Writing minor.
  • Any course used to satisfy the minor requirement must have been assigned a grade of Pass (undifferentiated grading) or a grade of C or higher (differentiated grading).
  • The following courses will not count as part of the Writing minor: Wr 115, 121, 199, 210, 211, 222, 323.


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