ARCHIVED 2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    Oct 16, 2019  
ARCHIVED 2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical and Professional Writing (Post Baccalaureate Certificate)

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Program Admission Requirements:

Same as Graduate School Admission Requirements .  Students must apply and be accepted into the certificate program in order for the certificate to be conferred upon completion of coursework.

Program Description:

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Technical and Professional Writing is designed for students seeking advanced preparation for technical and professional writing careers in fields that regularly recruit new writers, editors, publishing assistants, or promotional talents. The program is especially targeted to those who are already working and wish to strengthen their technical and professional writing skills, learn about new media and how it affects communication, and excel in writing across disciplines. The Certificate Program in Technical and Professional Writing leads to a Certificate awarded by the Graduate School and a designation on the official transcript. Should students wish to pursue a graduate degree, the courses in the Certificate Program can be applied toward a Master’s degree in English.

The program requires 15 hours of course work:

Technical and Professional Writing Courses (9 hours):

Prerequisites & Notes:

PREQ: Enrollment for at least one term in the graduate English Program; B average in graduate work; approval of advisor, department head, and cooperative education coordinator.

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