Writing for Educators (Certificate)
The writing for educators certificate allows educators to master teaching and assessment necessary in guiding students to develop proficiency, fluency, creativity and style in writing. It promotes the graduate students’ own development in various facets of effective writing, such as writing for a purpose, for an audience, and as a creative endeavor. Courses focus on various types and styles of writing appropriate in particular contexts, so academic, creative and professional writing are explored in a variety of courses.
Required Courses (18 Credit Hours)
|COMM 5199 Teaching Writing|
|Or COMM 5280 Written Communication||3 hours|
|COMM 5340 Language Arts Seminar||6 hours|
|(Choose two of the following writing workshop topics courses for a total of 6 credit hours)|
|Creating Books for Young Readers|
|Comm 5347 Poetry Writing|
|Or Comm 5480 Advanced Composition||3 hours|
|Comm 5520 Communication Seminars||3 hours|
|Professional Writing or Writing Across the Curriculum|
|Comm 5750 Special Institute||3 hours|
|Final Writing Project|
Students who are interested in applying to this degree program should see the Admission Section of this catalog for general requirements.
Send all admission materials to:
Office of Admissions
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119