Writing for Visual Media (Minor)
The minor in Writing for Visual Media is designed to establish specialized skills in writing for the web and various forms of media. Courses explore how to organize writing tasks, solve problems, and think critically and creatively to engage, inform, and persuade an audience using media. Students will have the opportunity to produce works tailored to a specific demographic and to hone their ability to write with clarity, precision, and purpose.
Students will have the opportunity to:
1. Describe the unique attributes and considerations associated with writing for visual media.
2. Practice writing across various modalities, to include blogging, voiceover, copy writing, landing pages, social media, mass email, and public relations.
3. Compose scripts for visual media and practice delivering them with precision and intonation.
4. Evaluate, critique, and refine writing in various stages throughout the process.