Open to all students in the University, the Certificate Program in Writing aims to develop the general writing ability of students. All program courses may be credited toward other undergraduate programs. Any undergraduate student may apply for admission, subject to prerequisites and general University entrance requirements.
Either a grade of at least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, 2121F/G, 2111F/G or 2131F/G, or a grade of at least 85% in Writing 1000F/G, is required for entrance to the program.
To qualify for the Certificate in Writing, students must achieve an overall
average of 70% in 3.5 courses:
0.5 course: Writing 2299F/G.
3.0 Writing courses numbered 2200 and above.
Students may substitute a maximum 1.0 approved course from outside the Program in Writing, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication toward this requirement, and should contact the Program's Undergraduate Program Director for further information and specific course approvals.