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Certificate Requirements

Certificate Requirements

Technical Writing

Certificate  |  TC-699-4

Effective: August 2024

First Semester

Course #Course TitleCreditsPrerequisites/Comments

699-131Information Design3Spring only, 2nd 8 weeks | 801-136 or 801-195 or 801-219This course prepares students to design and manage information, emphasizing data visualization, accessibility, graphic organization, and instructional design strategies.

699-137Technical Documentation3Spring only, 2nd 8 weeks | 801-136 or 801-195 or 801-219This course explores developer documentation as well as end user documentation. Concepts will include documenting standardization, increasing agility of documents, anticipating customer needs, choosing communication modes, analyzing documentation style, and utilizing audience analysis.

801-197Technical Reporting3801-136 or 801-219Prepares and presents oral and written technical reports. Types of reports may include lab and field reports, proposals, technical letters and memos, technical research reports, and case studies. Designed as an advanced communication course for students who have completed at least the prerequisite introductory writing course with a grade of "D-".


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Total Credits Required: 9

2.0 Minimum Certificate GPA Required for Completion

Updated: 3/19/2024 10:42 a.m.  |  Printed: 5/29/2024 4:16 a.m.

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