Certificates

Certificate in Drama and Performance Studies

The Certificate in Drama and Performance Studies offers the opportunity for students pursuing the English major or minor to develop a specialized concentration in the study of the performing arts. The certificate program curriculum (a total of 16 credits) requires a foundational course in the field (Introduction to Dramatic Literature or Introduction to Performance Theory), four approved electives, and a one-credit capstone in which students produce a portfolio. Students who fulfill all requirements with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in these courses will be awarded the certificate. For more information, contact the faculty director, Professor Douglas Jones (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

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Certificate in Creative Writing

The Certificate in Creative Writing is available to English majors and minors, ensuring the coordination of creative work with the critical study of literature.  The certificate program curriculum (a total of 16 credits) begins with a foundational course in creative writing, followed by a series of electives in a variety of genres and media, culminating in an advanced workshop and the development of a portfolio.  Students who fulfill all the requirements for the certificate with a minimum average (in creative wriitng courses) of 3.0 will be awarded the Certificate in Creative Writing. 

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