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University Residency Requirement

Students must complete 50% of the required credit hours for a certificate in residence at IU Southeast. Some departments may have additional Residency requirements.

Professional Writing Residency Requirement

Only one online course may be applied toward the Professional Writing Certificate.

Professional Writing Certificate Requirements

Complete the following courses for a minimum of 18 credit hours.  A minimum grade of C is required for each course in the certificate, and only one course may be taken online.

Certificate Requirements
Dept. Course Number Title Credit Hours Minimum Grade
ENG-W 234 Technical Report Writing 3 C
ENG-W 315 Writing for the Web 3 C
ENG-W 331 Business & Administrative Writing 3 C
ENG-W 364 The Art of Magazine Editing for Publication & Production 3 C
ENG-W 395 Independent Study of Writing (Topic: The Art of Magazine Writing) 3 C
varies Take one additional course approved by faculty. Recommended: ENG-W405, ENG-W398 or COAS-S399, or online elective within the IU system as approved by the Writing Faculty) 3 C