|Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________||Catalog: 2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [Working Draft] Program: Graduate Certificate in Technical Communication (TECM) Minimum Credits Required:__________________|
Graduate Certificate in Technical Communication (TECM)
The certificate program provides specialist training, at the graduate level, to individuals who wish to increase their knowledge, or obtain new knowledge, in the field of technical communication. The program addresses the needs of individuals who have been trained in other fields who wish to become technical communicators; of individuals who have been trained in English or technical communication who wish to take additional, advanced course work in the field; and of practitioners in technical communication who wish to increase their knowledge base. The program provides students with the skills they will need to work as technical communicators and/or to pursue further graduate study in technical communication.
Applicants must submit the following:
International Transcripts - Post-secondary transcripts from a non-U.S. institution must be submitted directly to one of four approved evaluation services for a detailed, course by course report. See International Admission Checklist for additional information. Applicants should allow 2-6 weeks for the evaluation to be completed.
English Language & Literature, College of Arts & Sciences
Joseph Csicsila, Ph.D. | Interim Department Head | 612 Pray-Harrold | 734.487.4220 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Kirkpatrick, Ph.D. | Graduate Coordinator | 613J Pray-Harrold | 734.487.0399 | email@example.com
Steven Krause, Ph.D. | 612 Pray-Harrold | 734.487.4220 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Degree Requirements: 15 hours
Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of graduate course work in technical communication with a GPA of at least 3.0. Students are encouraged to compile a portfolio of work completed in the program accompanied by a reflective essay. The portfolio and reflective essay are optional.
|Course Name||Credit Hour:||Term Taken||Grade||Gen Ed|
|WRTG 500 - Introduction to Graduate Studies in Written Communication||3 hrs|
|WRTG 524 - Advanced Technical Writing and Research||3 hrs|
Three courses from the following
|WRTG 505 - Rhetoric of Science and Technology||3 hrs|
|WRTG 521 - Technical Writing||3 hrs|
|WRTG 522 - Technical Editing||3 hrs|
|WRTG 523 - Writing Computer Documentation||3 hrs|
|WRTG 526 - Topics in Technical Communication||3 hrs|
|WRTG 527 - Topics in Professional Communication||3 hrs|
|WRTG 540 - Visual Rhetoric and Information Design||3 hrs|
|WRTG 544 - Writing for the World Wide Web||3 hrs|
|WRTG 545 - Writing Digital Media||3 hrs|