Professional Writing & English Studies

MajorB.A.120 hours
  • Core in Composition
  • Core in Literature
  • Prepares for job market
  • Prepares for graduate school

HumanitiesExplore the arts

Minor24-25 hours
  • Focus area in Literature
  • Focus area in Music
  • Focus area in Philosophy
  • Great for grad school admissions

CommunicationPR or New Media

MajorB.A.120 hours
  • Focus in Public Relations
  • Focus in New Media
  • Great job market outlook
  • Capstone internship or project

CommunicationAugment your skills

Minor24 hours
  • Focus in Public Relations
  • Focus in New Media
  • Diversify your skills
  • Great for grad school admissions
Experience the 2014 TrineHAC Cup through pictures and tweets

Experience the 2014 TrineHAC Cup through pictures and tweets

Students attending the this year’s TrineHAC Cup may have noticed roaming photographers snapping away during tests, lunch, interactive sessions, and even the closing ceremonies. We hope to use some of those photos to advertise next year’s event and give schools a better idea of exactly what the TrineHAC Cup looks like. We also want to give you a convenient way to remember the day. Below you’ll see a slideshow of […]

Humanities Symposia digs deep into data, Poe, games and more for fall 2014

Humanities Symposia digs deep into data, Poe, games and more for fall 2014

In just five short years the Humanities Symposia has become one of the best-attended events at Trine University. For fall 2014 it has another unique set of topics lined up for audiences. The series, which runs at 3:30 in Wells Theater in Taylor Hall, kicks off on Tuesday, October 7 with informatics professor Dan Matthews presenting “Big Stuff with Big Data: Data Mining & Visualization in the Humanities.” Other highlights […]

High school students win big at first TrineHAC Cup

High school students win big at first TrineHAC Cup

Spending an entire day in English class? It might not be everyone’s idea of the perfect school day, but what if that class covered the artistic merits of video games, the technical hardships of crafting paper airplanes, the historic value of letter writing to soldiers, the gender messages of Barbie and G.I. Joe, and more? That’s exactly what 50 area high school students got to experience at the first TrineHAC […]

Well-Read with Dr. Alison Witte

Well-Read with Dr. Alison Witte

Well-Read is a recurring feature that focuses on members of the university community picking books that are favorites, influenced them greatly, or simply they think everyone should try. Alison Witte joined the HAC faculty in fall 2013. She holds a Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University and specializes in rhetoric and composition and computers and writing. She has recently taken over as director of the Trine University Writing Center. She […]

Writing Center begins drafting its next chapter

Writing Center begins drafting its next chapter

On Tuesday, September 2, the Trine University Writing Center will open for business. As always, students visiting the Center will get individualized help with assignments at any stage of the writing process, from scribbled-notes-on-a-napkin to almost-perfect final drafts. But this year also brings a number of changes. After posting a record 1,727 student visits in 2013-14, the Center has moved into the former Digital Publishing Center, just beyond the circulation […]