Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    Jun 07, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Publishing and Editing Certificate

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The Certificate in Publishing and Editing prepares you for the literally hundreds of careers in writing and in working with other people’s writing in both academic and nonacademic workplaces.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to content edit, copyedit, and proof to eliminate errors in thinking, grammar, expression, presentation, and set up, for both digital and paper-based text.
  2. Students will demonstrate mastery of basic digital proficiencies in computer applications relevant to publishing and editing, such as Microsoft Word, Publisher, and Excel and Adobe Creative Suite.
  3. Students will demonstrate mastery of front-of-the-house processes, such as content building, organization, and curation, table of contents design and presentation, and the crafting of and presentation of editing decisions.

Program of Study

Some courses may count both in the core or major and for the certificate. ENGL 3410 and 4300 will be prerequisites for ENGL 4405.

Total hours: 12-15

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