Editing Certificate

The Certificate in Editing program is designed to provide a sound basis in the skills required for editing careers, including grammatical correctness, issues of style, authorial voice, and fact-checking, as well as document design and publication in online and print environments.

The program consists of 12 credit hours of coursework in grammar, theory, application, and practical experience in both English and Communications. The Certificate culminates in an internship which provides experience in editing and publication.

Certificate Requirements

Students seeking the Editing Certificate will take the following courses:

Code Course Credit
COMM 331 Visual Communication 3
ENGL 308 Theory and Practice of Copy Editing 3
ENGL 402 Grammar 3
ENGL 495 Certificate in Editing Practicum 3