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Graduate Certificate in Technical Communication
The Graduate Certificate in Technical communication was approved in 2012. The program is open to anyone with a bachelor's degree, master's degree, or Ph.D. in a relevant humanities, social science, science, or engineering field.
Once admitted to the program, the student must maintain an average cumulative grade of 3.0 or better in the certificate courses in order to receive the graduate certificate. The student will be given three years to complete the courses in the certificate. The courses will count toward the M.S. in Technical Communication if the student decides to go on for the M.S.
Four 3-credit courses:
- TCH COM 5510 Technical Editing
- TCH COM 5550 Advanced Proposal Writing
- TCH COM 5530 Usability Studies
- TCH COM 5560 Web-Based Communication
One transfer course may be accepted toward the certificate upon review and approval of the Director of Technical Communication Programs and the Department Chair. Substitutions of other TCH COM courses may be allowed, exclusive of TCH COM 300, TCH COM 380, TCH COM 385, TCH COM 400, TCH COM 490, TCH COM 493.