Graduate Certificate in Professional and Technical Writing

Catalog Year: 2024-2025

Banner Code: LA-CERG-PTW

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Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 18

This certificate may be pursued on a part-time basis only.

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Core Courses

ENGH 501 Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing 1 3
ENGH 502 Research Methods in Professional and Technical Writing 3
ENGH 503 Theory and Practice of Editing 3
ENGH 505 Document Design 3
Total Credits 12

ENGH 501 should be taken in the first semester of study, if possible.

Emphasis in Technical Writing or Proposal Writing

Select one of the following emphases: 6
Technical Writing Emphasis
Technical Communication
Proposal Writing Emphasis
Proposal Writing and Development
Advanced Proposal Writing
Total Credits 6