Certificate in Technical and Professional Writing

In order to be accepted to an undergraduate certificate program, a student must have completed 56 semester units of undergraduate course work with a 2.0 (C) grade point average. A maximum of 6 TPW advisor-approved transfer units is allowed toward the certificate.

Before completing the certificate, students must demonstrate appropriate writing competency by successful completion of the required 18 units of upper-division, writing-intensive TPW course work.

Technical and Professional Writing Certificate — 24 units

Core Courses (12 units)

TPW 400GW3
TPW 5503
TPW 5553
TPW 6953

Skills Electives (12 units)

Chosen from skills electives courses described under the B.A. program, including a minimum of 6 TPW units.

Note: All units applied to the TPW certificate must be earned with a grade of C or better.