Environmental and Nature Writing Certificate

The Certificate in Environmental and Nature Writing (ENW) offers students multiple course opportunities to practice and improve their understanding of and skills in writing about nature and the environment, as well as in evaluating and critiquing such writing.  It provides hands-on internship experiences with a biannual environmental literary journal and an annual community reading series, both run by EVST graduate students and advised by EVST faculty.

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Summary

Required Courses

9

Electives

3

Total Hours

15


Required Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

ENST 335L

The Environmental Vision

3

ENST 373A

Nature Works

3

ENST 398

Cooperative Education/Internship

3

Total Hours

9

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Electives

Note: to register for ENST 573 and ENST 594, students must have senior standing, a 3.0 GPA, and instructor permission.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:

3

ENST 320E

 Earth Ethics

ENST 430

 Culture and Agriculture

ENST 573

 Environmental Writing

ENST 594

Graduate Seminar

COMX 347

 Rhetoric, Nature, and Environmentalism

CRWR 212A

  Intro to Nonfiction Workshop

CRWR 312A

 Intermediate Nonfiction Workshop

CRWR 412

 Advanced Nonfiction Workshop

JRNL 170

 Elements of News Writing

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-