- About the Program
- Curriculum – including courses
- Admission Requirements
- Start Dates & Application Deadlines
About the Program
The Writing: Composition and Rhetoric Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) for teachers and other writing professionals improves students’ knowledge of contemporary theories, issues, and practices in writing and writing instruction. Students develop their writing abilities by analyzing their own writing and the writing of published professionals. Courses emphasize composition theory, writing assessment, and the role of technology in writing.
- Total semester hours required graduate work for program completion: 9 Semester Hours (s.h.)
- Thesis Requirement: None
The courses listed here are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the CGCE section tally.
Required Courses: 9 s.h.
|Course Number||Course Title||Semester Hours|
|MAWR 01549||Issues in Composition Studies||3|
|MAWR 01556||Assessment of Writing||3|
|MAWR 01555||Writing for Electronic Communities||3|
The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for this program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the CGCE Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.
- CGCE Graduate Application Form (pdf)
- $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee
- Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher learning
- Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)
- Current professional resume
- Typewritten statement of professional objectives
- Two letters of recommendation
Start Dates & Application Deadlines
Below is a list of anticipated start dates. The start dates indicated are based on the university calendar or the CGCE schedule. Your actual first day of class will depend on the course sequence which will be provided by a CGCE Enrollment Advisor once you have matriculated in the program.
|Entry Term & Module||Start Date(s)||Application Deadline(s)|
|Fall 2013||Late Aug./Early Sept.||08/01/2013|
Tuition & Costs
$630 tuition + $141.90 in fees = $771.90
(this rate applies to academic year 2012/2013 and is subject to change)