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 400GW||Fundamentals of Technical and Professional Writing - GWAR||3|
|TPW 550||Professional Editing||3|
|TPW 555||Visual Rhetoric and Document Design||3|
|TPW 695||Internship in Technical and Professional Writing||3|
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.