This core course in the graduate program will introduce students to the skills necessary in the field of professional writing and will explore the opportunities in the field. Students will learn about the variety of genres involved in writing professionally, including speeches, position papers,proposals, grants, copy for social media, and more.Professional writing expectations and possibilitiesin diverse fields of business, economics, publicpolicy, health and sciences, and the differencesbetween writing for the for-profit and non-profit sectors will also be explored. The seminar will be taught by a fulltime Regis instructor who will organize severalguest lectureships by a variety ofprofessionals from the field. Each guest instructor will assign works of theory and practice and willintroduce the students to best practices in theirfields. Final writing assignments will be assessed by the Regis College instructor in consultationwith one of the guest lecturers depending on the student?s interest in writing for business, for thenon-profit world, etc.