Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
In this unique program, you'll gain experience in a variety of writing genres and media platforms — and be ready for a career in today's publishing industry.
This is one of 10 bachelor of arts programs that share a one-year foundation.
Double major options available after first year: English and history, or English and philosophy.
The core courses will hone your core skills, while the electives in this certificate will allow you to improve in your specific writing genres.
Examine the publishing process and available opportunities for writers as well as the key elements of major genres.You will also study the importance of working as part of an editing team to help produce acceptable full length manuscripts.You should already possess competent English language skills including basic grammar (or Writing Grammatically - LANG 35).The courses in this certificate have been designed to let you acquire and fine-tune the elements of your craft, expand your writing style and publish your work.You will receive motivation, structure and creative encouragement from experienced faculty as well as your online class mates.You'll graduate with a broad skill set that gives you the opportunity to choose a variety of career paths.This flexible program allows you to focus on your interests and career goals.*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available.Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition.Explore the ways that literature animates our experience of diverse identities, cultures and time periods.Engage with stories, poems, graphic novels, films, blogs and digital content to develop new perspectives on the complex relationships between the arts and life.