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This program is part of the English Department.

Our Composition program helps teach students to write effectively in academic, professional, civic, and personal contexts. These core writing skills can be utilized in technical writing, academic writing, as well as personal exploratory writing.

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Example Titles
Technical Writer
Public Relations Spokesperson
Types of Employers
Government agencies

Core writing skills can be utilized in almost any industry, and can help you succeed in a multitude of positions. Whether you choose to write news stories for a local newspaper, or you decide to focus on the technical side of things by writing instruction manuals, good writers are always in need.

Skilled writers are also in demand in the publishing and advertising fields. Media and public relations companies depend on individuals to craft press releases and other publications.

Graduates with the ability to compose just the right words will find that their talents can be applied almost anywhere.

Transfer to a University

A list of available transfer options for the Composition program
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Associate in Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Arts in English
Associate in Arts Arizona State University Bachelor of Arts in English (Literature)

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Composition program is available through the English department. You can also contact Academic Advisement for general advising. Both will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.