Is a Professional Writing major with a biology minor a good combo?
I enjoy writing and would like to have a career as a technical writer but I also love biology, specifically anatomy. Would my minor in biology be acceptable for a career as a biologist if jobs in writing are limited in my area? My biology minor includes a year of physics, biology, 16 credits of chem, and calculus,
Asked By: chrissyntony - 7/22/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Technical writing is a specific, narrower career path. I would have thought that perhaps doing the reverse, and majoring in biology, with a writing minor would be better. You could still write, and be more proficient in the field. If you find you need any other specific writing subjects, you could add them at the end... More
Answered By: Labsci - 7/23/2008
Additional Answers (2)
it would probably work if u want to write biology textbooks, etc.
Answered By: Vive - 7/22/2008
IMO, that sounds like a great combo, as it pursues your interests AND has tons of transferable skills. Good writing skills are something that there are never enough of. The only jobs that don't benefit that much from writing skills are skilled trades, which you're evidently not pursuing. Biology likewise is diverse... More
Answered By: yutgoyun - 7/23/2008
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
(97) Real Jobs Paying $12-$96 Per Hour- Available Now. Apply Today!
(91) Local Jobs Paying $24-$97 Per Hour- Available Today. Apply Now!
Local Jobs Are Paying $18-$94/Hour-Get Hired Today. Apply Now!
Other Career Questions
What jobs are there in the business field that are night jobs? Places and job titles please. Im have a BA in Business Admin and looking for a night job, already have a morning/day job.
Enumerate these jobs Say, patent application writting. patent application writing. In a company, what jobs are needed to keep confidential?
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.