Writing ASC

Academic Subject Certificate in Writing

The Academic Subject Certificate in Writing provides a structured course of study for students interested in further developing their facilities with written language, critical thinking, and creativity.

This Certificate will greatly enhance students’ educational and career opportunities. As research has clearly demonstrated, writing offers an unparalleled opportunity for intellectual and creative development.

Students who are extensively trained in writing have enhanced skills that will promote their educational and career success. At the same time, writing is also one of the best vehicles there is for intellectual and creative growth and development.

Requirements

Course Alpha Course Title Credits
Creative Track
ENG 100 Composition I 3
ENG 200 Composition II 3
ENG 204 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
One Writing Intensive 200-level course in Literature 3
Two of the following courses
  • ENG 207 Fiction Workshop (3)
  • ENG 208 The Creative Poetry Workshop (3)
  • ENG 211Autobiographical Writing (3)
  • JOUR 205Newswriting (3)
6
  Total Credits 18
Business Track
ENG 100 Composition I 3
ENG 200 Composition II 3
ENG 209 Business Writing 3
ENG 225 Technical Writing 3
Two of the following courses
  • ENG 204 Introduction to Creative Writing (3)
  • ENG 211 Autobiographical Writing (3)
  • JOUR 205 Newswriting (3)
  • BUSN 269 WI Supervision (3)
  • BUSN 277 WI International Business Protocol (3)
  • BUSN 279 WI International Business Analysis (3)
6
  Total Credits 18

Program Learning Outcomes

With the completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced writing skills appropriate for college-level courses
  • Use writing to communicate clearly and effectively