Demand for skilled writers and thinkers continues to grow in business, industry and government. Students with advanced training and practice in professional writing and editing skills have improved hiring opportunities and prospects for professional advancement.
The English Department of McMurry University awards a Certificate of Writing to recognize intensive training in writing skills. To earn this certificate a student must complete 15 hours of such intensive training,
Cetificate of Writing Eligibility:
Any degree seeking McMurry undergraduate is eligible to participate.
Students must complete all coursework by graduation.
Students must earn a grade of ‘B’ or higher in all courses.
All writing must be the student’s own work.
Students must request prior approval from the head of the English department to substitute transfer courses, independent studies, or credit by exam for any of the required courses.
The Certificate of Writing cannot be earned separate from a McMurry degree.
Students seeking this certificate must declare their intention by noting it on a Degree Audit Request form in the Registrar’s Office.
(Requires a grade of ‘B’ or higher in all courses)