2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public and Professional Writing Certificate

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College of Arts and Humanities
Department of Writing and Rhetoric,
Trevor Colbourn Hall, Room: 165A

Dr. Laurie A. Pinkert, Program Director, Laurie.Pinkert@ucf.edu, 407-823-1057
Adele Richardson, Program Advisor, adele@ucf.edu, 407-823-0349
Dr. Marcy Galbreath, Program Advisor, Marcy.Galbreath@ucf.edu, 407-823-0745

The Certificate in Public and Professional Writing will provide students with additional training and experience in workplace and public (i.e., civic, community-based) writing.

Certificate Admission Requirements

Transfer Notes

  • Courses transferred from private and out-of-state schools must be evaluated for equivalency credit. Students must provide all appropriate documentation.

Certificate Requirements

  • Students should work with a department academic advisor to select courses that support the students’ intended career or post-graduation path.
  • Students cannot earn both the Certificate in Public and Professional Writing and the Minor in Writing and Rhetoric.

Prerequisite Courses

  • None

Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Select One: (3 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (6 Credit Hours)

  • Students must take any two 3000-4000 level courses taught by the department not restricted to the major or used to satisfy another requirement.
  • A list of approved restricted elective courses is found in the myKnight audit.

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 12

Other Requirements

  • Students must earn a minimum 2.5 GPA in all coursework used to satisfy the certificate.
  • A grade of “C+” (2.25) or better is required in each course used to satisfy the certificate.
  • At least 6 hours used to satisfy the certificate must be taken from the Department of Writing and Rhetoric at UCF.

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