8 courses:
  • EN-500

    Found.Sem:Intro.Prof. Writing

    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.
  • EN-501

    ResearchMethods:Profes.Writer

    This course will focus on the collection, analysis and utilization of data as part of professional writing, particularly in the specialized areas of business, public policy, health, and the sciences. Advanced digital research methods and resources will be explored in order to complete a large research project of the student?s choice designed around an imagined or real corporate project. 14/FA:HYBRID
  • EN-504

    Multi Media,Social Media

    This hands-on graduate-level course introduces students to some of the social media and multimedia tools that have become part of the professional writer?s skill set. The course will review best practices for blogging, Facebook, Twitter and other tools as well as exposing students to video editing, photo editing and audio production for the Web. Student will create projects using a selection of these tools. Guest speakers and readings will probe the social and cultural issues raised by new media. The goal is to help students create a tool kit and develop problem-solving skills that will be useful now and in the future. 15/S2:In class 7/7, 11,18,25 Hybrid 7/14,21
  • EN-505

    Grant Writing

    In this hybrid course, students will be exposed to the best practices for researching writing, and follow up on grants and other forms of fundraising for non-profits. It includes preparation of proposals to federal and local agencies, corporations and private foundations on behalf of 501 (c3) organizations as well as schools, charity groups and similar entities. The course will provide practical experience through partnerships with key non-profits. Students will learn how to write successful proposals, including: case statement, goals and objectives, program budget, management plan and evaluation sections. Additionally, students will practice writing skills in non-profit management, such as the creation of effective fundraising letters and annual appeals. C
  • EN-510

    Advanced Writing for Business

    This course will expose students to the vibrant field of business writing, with a focus on writing about technology. Taught by a professional in the field, the class will cover the rudiments of writing to a corporate, entrepreneurial or business-savvy audience on issues and topics current in today?s media market. Students will learn best practices in writing for company blogs, trade journals and other outlets. 14/FA-HYBRID
  • EN-512

    Prof.Writing on Hlth &Science

    Applying research methods and all skills from the program's core courses, students will learn how to write clear, well-organized, compelling articles about science and technology topics for a general audience. The course will emphasize writing articles, blog posts and executive summaries and learning how to present complicated material in both prose and multimedia formats. Subjects may range from profiles of scientists, to explanations of how something works, to explorations of controversies in science, and analysis of current issues in the science, technology and health professions.