Professional Writing and Communication (PWC)

Transform complex ideas into engaging and exciting writing for a diversity of audiences across multiple platforms. Through intensive training in writing and editing processes, graduates harness the power of narrative to research, write and publish original work.

 
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Major Program ERMAJ1302

Limited Enrolment :Enrolment in this program is limited.

For students applying in 2019-2020 for program entry in the 2020-2021 Academic Year, 4.0 credits are required, including one of the following: 

  • A minimum CGPA of 2.5; or
  • WRI203H5 (with a minimum grade of 75 per cent).

For students applying in 2020-2021 (and beyond) for program entry in the 2021-2022 Academic Year (and beyond), 4.0 credits are required, including the following:

  • CCT109H5 (with a minimum grade of 65 per cent);
  • CCT110H5 (with a minimum grade of 65 per cent);
  • WRI173H5 (with a minimum grade of 65 per cent); and
  • A minimum CGPA (see note below).

NOTES:

  • The minimum CGPA and grade(s) required for program entry are determined annually based on demand. It is, however, never below the stated minimums above.
  • All students (including transfer students) must complete 4.0 UofT credits before requesting this program.
  • Courses completed as CR/NCR will not be counted as part of the 4.0 credits required for program entry.

Completion Requirements

7.0-8.0 credits are required.

Year Requiremnts
First Year

For students entering the program in 2021-2022 (and beyond): CCT109H5, CCT110H5, WRI173H5 or WRI203H5

Second Year
  • For students entering the program in 2020-2021: WRI203H5
  • For students entering the program in 2021-2022 (and beyond):
  • WRI273H5 or WRI292H5
  • 0.5 credit from any 200-level WRI course
Higher Years
  • For students entering the program in 2020-2021: 6.5 credits of 300 or 400-level WRI courses, including at least 1.0 credit at the 400 level.
  • For students entering the program in 2021-2022 (and beyond): 5.5 credits of 300 or 400-level WRI courses, including at least 0.5 credit at the 400 level.

Minor Program ERMIN1302

PROPOSED 2020-2021 ACADEMIC CALENDAR ENTRY

Enrolment Requirements

Limited Enrolment:;Enrolment in this program is limited.

For students applying in 2019-2020 for program entry in the 2020-2021 Academic Year, 4.0 credits are required, including one of the following:

  • A minimum CGPA of 2.0; or
  • WRI203H5 (with a minimum grade of 70 per cent).

For students applying in 2020-2021 (and beyond) for program entry in the 2021-2022 Academic Year (and beyond), 4.0 credits are required, including the following:

  1. CCT109H5 (with a minimum grade of 65 per cent);
  2. CCT110H5 (with a minimum grade of 65 per cent);
  3. WRI173H5 (with a minimum grade of 65 per cent); and
  4. A minimum CGPA (see note below).

NOTES:

1. The minimum CGPA and grade(s) required for program entry are determined annually based on demand. It is, however, never below the stated minimums above.

2. All students (including transfer students) must complete 4.0 U of T credits before requesting this program.

3. Courses completed as CR/NCR will not be counted as part of the 4.0 credits required for program entry.

Completion Requirements

4.0 credits are required.

Year Requirements
First Second Years
  1. For students entering the program in 2020-2021: WRI203H5
  2. For students entering the program in 2021-2022 (and beyond):
Third and Fourth Years
  1. For students entering the program in 2020-2021: 3.5 credits of 300 or 400-level WRI courses.
  2. For students entering the program in 2021-2022 (and beyond): 2.5 credits of 300 or 400-level WRI courses.