Professional Writing (Interdisciplinary Studies) (BS)
|Degree: Bachelor of Science||Cost: $285 per credit hour *|
|College of Arts & Letters: Department of Interdisciplinary Studies||Required: 45 credit hours from ODU (120 total)|
|Course Delivery Modes: SatelliteAttend class at a site for a live streamed course where the students and instructor can talk to each other.||Locations: 28|
The professional writing program produces graduates capable of moving into professional and technical writing fields. The program provides a foundation that includes interpersonal and organizational communication skills, promotes compositional skills, and provides a basic understanding and skill level in management, marketing and public relations.
Students in the program complete a core of courses in technical writing as well as in business, communication, and human resources. The program is ideal for returning students already working who are interested in expanding their management skills and/or increasing their eligibility for promotion.
Acceptance into ODU as a degree-seeking student.
Careers In This Field
- Public Relations
- Corporate Public Affairs
- Media Analysis/Planning
- Grant Writing
- Technical Writing
Undergraduate Distance Learning Tuition Rates
|Tuition Classification||Cost per credit hour|
|Virginia residents (with Virginia domicile)||$285|
|Students living outside of Virginia||$285|
|* In Virginia but without Virginia domicile||$807|
Rates are subject to change. Please visit the Office of Finance web site for complete tuition details.
* For questions about domicile or “in-state” status as it applies to tuition rates, please visit the University Registrar web site.
All ODU undergraduate distance learning programs are degree completion / transfer programs. Explore Monarch TRANSFERmation to see how courses you've completed may transfer to ODU. To have an advisor review your transcripts, contact your nearest ODU extended classroom site or call 1.800.968.2638.
Map out your education with this program's Long Range Schedule (PDF).
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