ENGL398N - Topics in Professional Writing; Writing for Non-Profit Organizations

In this course, students analyze and compose writing typical of nonprofit organizations, such as artistic, civic, educational, and service institutions. Writing assignments include press releases and other public relations material, position papers, reports, and grant proposals. Students research and analyze the writing of local and national nonprofits and write for real-world situations. Students may also have the opportunity to choose a service learning component to the course by working with and for an area nonprofit.

For more information about this course please see the Professional Writing Programs website http://www.english.umd.edu/academics/professionalwriting/pwp/courses/engl398n

This course satisfies the professional writing requirement. For ENGL majors to receive major credit from this course, they will have to have already fulfilled the professional writing requirement with another course.

Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Credit will be granted for only one of the following ENGL398N or ENGL394N. Formerly ENGL394N.


ENGL101; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits; and junior standing or higher.

Not open to students who have completed ENGL394N.