Certificate in Technical and Professional Writing
The Certificate in Technical and Professional Writing is intended for all students, whether they are IU East degree-seeking students, graduates with a bachelor's degree who seek focused education in technical and professional communication, or non-degree-seeking students with specific needs or interests in technical and professional communication. This certificate offers you a focused program in technical and professional communication skills, an area that includes the study of technical writing and communication theory. You will produce written, electronic, and oral presentations within technical and professional communication studies.
Non-English majors must complete courses from the list below. English majors must complete 15 additional credit hours (5 courses) beyond the 36 hours required for the major in order to qualify for any English minor or certificate. At least 9 of the 18 credit hours must be at the 300 level and above.
Course Requirements (18 cr)
Required (12 cr)
- ENG-W231 Professional Writing Skills
- ENG-W321 Advanced Technical Writing
- ENG-W323 Digital Writing
- ENG-W324 Technical Editing
Electives (6 cr)
- Choose 6 credits from:
Note: Other courses may be used toward the minor with permission of the minor advisor.