Explore literature of the youth
Harry Potter. The Hunger Games. The Dr. Seuss collection.
Don’t just read books like these – take a deeper look at their historical and cultural
This certificate can help you expand your career options as a librarian, teacher,
editor/publisher or similar roles.
Choose your certificate
Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in children’s and young adult literature.
Children’s and Young Adult Literature
This certificate is designed for those interested in pursuing a career in library
or literary studies, publishing, education, and related fields. The certificate provides
a foundation for analyzing children’s and young adult literature, and the historical
and cultural contexts in which they are written.
Combined GPA (Missouri State and transfer) of 2.0 or better.
Program requirements (12 hours)
- ENG 334(3), 338(3).
- Two courses from: ENG 339(3), 533(3), 534(3), 536(3), 539(3) for a total of not fewer than 12 hours in the certificate.
- All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.
Attain a grade of C or better in all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements.