CIP Code: 23.1303
NOVA Code: 221-265-01
Purpose: This 16-credit Technical and Professional Writing Career Studies Certificate is a writing credential focused on various workplace writing genres. Students will gain expertise in writing and editing technical reports, documenting processes, and in writing/responding to proposals. Students will also gain a solid foundation in the vocabulary of technical and proposal writing and professional communication.
The Technical and Professional Writing CSC is credential comprised of five required courses.
Completion Requirements: 16 total credits. All students must complete ENG 111 (or its equivalent) in the first semester of certificate study. Students must next complete a core of 13 credits of technical writing, editing and proposal writing courses.
Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.