Professional Writing Certificate

Certificate in Professional Writing Core Requirements

15 credits

ENGL 2100Technical Writing (ALCS)3
or ENGL 3010 Professional Writing and Business Ethics
ENGL 3030Advanced College Writing3
ENGL 3720Editing3
ENGL 3450Methods and Research in Professional and Technical Writing3

Certificate in Professional Writing Elective Requirements

Complete one of the following courses:3
Document Design
Grant and Proposal Writing (ALCS)
Writing for Interactive Media
Exploring Scientific Writing
Topics in Professional & Technical Writing:

Completion Requirement

Grade C or higher in all Certificate in Professional Writing coursework

Professional Writing Certificate Program Learning Outcomes

At the successful conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Apply critical terms, theoretical concepts, and interpretative strategies in the study of the English language with its written and visual texts.
  2. Produce technical writing that exhibits sound rhetorical structure and source integration.
  3. Develop and demonstrate skills in critical thinking and sophistication in technical writing.