Certificate in Writing

Select a total of five courses in Writing. At least one of the five should be from each area listed below, and no more than three in any single area. All of the courses must be completed with a grade of B- or higher.

Advanced Expository and Professional Writing
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Non-Fiction
Writing for Business and Industry
Technical Writing
Writing the Research Essay
Career Internship
Writers at Work
Creative Writing
Select one of the following:3
Creative Writing: Poetry
Creative Writing: Fiction
Creative Writing: Plays
Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry
Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
Advanced Creative Writing: Plays
Writing Theory
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Linguistics
Literacy and Society
Texts/Cultures of Science
Theories of Language and Literacy
Linguistics and Grammar
History of the English Language
Studies in Language and Literacy
Select two additional electives from any courses listed in the three areas above.6
Total Credit Hours15

Certificates are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.