(SIMS Code: 112299)
Offered by the Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies, the Advanced Certificate in the Teaching of Writing provides opportunities for teachers, scholars, and other professionals to expand their knowledge of rhetoric, expository texts, and composition instruction.
Applicants to the program must have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
Students in the program must complete 12 units of coursework with a minimum of six units at the 600-level or above. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 or better must be maintained in certificate coursework, with no less than a C grade in any course.
The certificate adviser in the Department of Rhetoric and Writing Studies is responsible for evaluating applications and advising students.
Up to 12 units of coursework taken as part of the certificate program, with the approval of the graduate adviser, may be applied to the Master of Arts degree in rhetoric and writing studies with a specialization in the teaching of writing.