Certificate in Writing

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.

Admission Requirements 

Either a grade of at least 65% in one of Writing 2101F/G, 2125 F/G (or the former Writing 2121F/G), Writing 2111F/G or 2131F/G, or a grade of at least 70% in one of Writing 1000F/G, Writing 1030F/G, or Writing 1031F/G is required for entrance to the program.

Program Requirements
To qualify for the Certificate in Writing, students must achieve an overall
average of 70% in 3.5 courses:

0.5 course: Writing 4998F/G (or the former Writing 2299F/G).
3.0 Writing courses numbered 2200 and above.
Students may substitute a maximum 1.0 approved non-Writing course toward this requirement, and should contact the Undergraduate Program Director, Writing (Department of English and Writing Studies) for further information and specific course approvals.