Certificate in Academic Writing

Our new Certificate in Academic Writing* offers Distance students the opportunity to enhance and accredit their writing skills, enabling them to communicate effectively and prepare for future writing tasks in both academic and professional contexts. 

Program Plan

This certificate program consists of 12.0 units of degree-credit courses. 6.0 of these units are required courses, while the other 6.0 units can be selected from the option courses described below. 

* Available to Distance Students only.

Core courses (6.0 units) offered online

Choose one of the following two courses:

Plus the following course:

Option courses (6.0 units) offered online

Choose two of the following three courses:

You may choose to substitute 3.0 units of WRIT option courses above with 3.0 units of the following courses:

  • CWRI 295 (3.0 units): Creative Writing I
  • DRAM 251 (3.0 units): Introduction to Playwriting (coming soon)