Certificate of Achievement in Writing Consultancy
This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Writing Consultancy. Students completing this certificate will acquire the ability to communicate effective strategies, grounded in writing theory, as they tutor emerging writers; they will be able to communicate productively to a diverse population as they tutor; and they will exhibit proficient academic reading and writing skills themselves.
- Help peers use effective strategies to generate, revise, and edit their writing. Tutoring techniques will be grounded in Writing Center and Composition theory.
- Demonstrate proficiency in academic reading and writing and be able to articulate writing concepts and rhetorical moves.
- Communicate effectively with diverse student writers, adjusting interpersonal communication practices to the writers’ needs.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: teaching assistantships; tutoring in composition at the secondary, tertiary, and adult level; editing; publishing.
|Required Certificate Courses (12 Units)||12|
|College Reading & Composition|
|Logic and Composition|
|Intro to Writing Consultancy|
|Writing Cons. Theory/Practice|
|Education Wrk Exp-1st Sem|
|Restricted Electives (4 Units)||4|
|Select four units from the following courses:|
|Composition and Literature|
|Writing Center Pedagogy|
|Research Proj in WC Consulting|
|Writing for New Media|
|Introduction to Language|
|Education Wrk Exp-2nd Sem|
The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Language Arts Division Chair.