Composition, Certificate

To be eligible for the certificate in composition, a person must be admitted to the University as a graduate student (with either full or provisional status). An eligible person interested in the program should contact Dr. Lance Svehla, program director. 


Five courses in composition are required.

Required Courses
ENGL:673Theories of Composition3
ENGL:674Research Methodologies in Composition3
or ENGL:676 Theory & Teaching of Basic Composition
Select nine credits of the following chosen with certificate director:9
ENGL:574African American English
ENGL:578Grammatical Structures of Modern English
ENGL:589Seminar in English
ENGL:600Teaching College Composition Practicum
ENGL:625Autobiographical Writing
ENGL:650The New Rhetorics
ENGL:651The Pragmatists3
ENGL:660Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice
ENGL:670Modern Linguistics
ENGL:679Scholarly Writing
ENGL:689Seminar in English
Total Hours18