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|
|ENGL 001||College Reading & Composition||4|
|ENGL 002||Logic and Composition||3|
|ENGL 123||Intro to Writing Consultancy||2|
|ENGL 124||Writing Cons. Theory/Practice||2|
|WEXP 193 L||Education Wrk Exp-1st Sem||1|
Select four 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 Proj in WC Consulting||2|
|JOUR 001||Writing for New Media||3.5|
|LING 111||Introduction to Language||3|
|WEXP 194 L||Education Wrk Exp-2nd Sem||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.