Editing and Publishing Undergraduate Certificate

Writing in notebook.

Use the power of language and detail

Discover the keys to producing, editing and publishing content – books, magazines and other written work.

Grow your skills and experience in real-world settings.

You’ll work with the Department of English’s Moon City Press and Moon City Review as you complete this certificate.

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Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in editing and publishing.

Editing and Publishing

This certificate will provide students an understanding of the editing and publication processes related to small press publishing, literary magazine publishing, professional editing, and the larger literary publishing industry through both classroom learning and experience with the Department of English’s Moon City Press and Moon City Review. This understanding provides a foundation for literary publication, preparing students for professional work in this field, including but not limited to large publishing houses, small independent presses, literary agenting and representation, editing and proofreading, entrepreneurship, and the non-profit arts sector.

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. Core: ENG 540(3), 551(3).
  2. One advanced creative writing course from: ENG 500(3), 501(3), 503(3).
  3. One course from: ENG 338(3), 354(3), 355(3), 363(3), 366(3), 377(3), 386(3), 483(3), 517(3), 536(3), 547(3), 554(3), 559(3), 562(3), 563(3), 564(3), 572(3), 574(3); 575(3) with permission from the instructor; 583(3).
  4. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Completion requirement

Attain a grade of C or better in all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements.

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