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.
Students will demonstrate proficiency in a variety of modalities of composition.
- Students will identify, prioritize, and address higher- and lower-order writing concerns.
- Students will guide writers toward next steps in drafting and revising in accordance with best practices in Writing Center and Composition pedagogy.
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||11|
|ENGL 001||College Reading and Composition||4|
|ENGL 002||Logic and Composition||3|
|ENGL 123||Introduction to Writing Consultancy||2|
|ENGL 124||Writing Consultancy Theory and Practice||2|
Select five units from the following courses:
|COMM 004||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|ENGL 004||Composition and Literature||3|
|ENGL 014||Creative Writing||3|
|ENGL 125||Writing Center Pedagogy||2|
|ENGL 126||Research Project in Writing Center Consulting||2|
|JOUR 001||Writing for New Media||3.5|
|LING 111||Introduction to Language||3|
|WEXP 193L||Education Work Experience – First Semester||1|
|WEXP 194L||Education Work Experience - Second Semester||1|
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.