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Scientific, Technical, and Professional Communication Certificate (CERT) Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

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College of Liberal Arts | School of Arts and Communication | Interdisciplinary Program Detail


Also available via Ecampus.


The undergraduate certificate in Scientific, Technical, and Professional Communication is an interdisciplinary program offered by the School of Writing, Literature and Film and the School of Arts and Communication.



The core will consist of courses in writing, communications, and new media arts. These courses are production-oriented and focused on writing and communication skills that students will transfer into other work. Electives are divided between course work in these and other fields, including one course from the Writing Intensive Curriculum (WIC) and up to six credits in upper-division courses in writing and communication. The program is capped by a one-credit course (face-to-face and Ecampus) focused on the creation of a portfolio of technical and scientific communication materials that will be valuable for students as they begin their careers.

Required Courses (6 credits)

WR 327. *Technical Writing (3)
WR 362. *Science Writing (3)

Core Courses (12 credits)

Select at least 12 credits from below:
COMM 218. *Interpersonal Communication (3)
COMM 316. Advanced Persuasion (3)
COMM 322. Small-Group Problem Solving (3)
COMM 324. Communication in Organizations (3)
COMM 326. Intercultural Communication (3)
NMC 240. Survey of Social Media (3)
NMC 260. New Media Futures (3)
WR 201. *Writing for Media (3)
WR 214. *Writing in Business (3)
WR 303. *Writing for the Web (3)
WR 330. *Understanding Grammar (3)

Writing Intensive Course (3–4 credits)

Complete one WIC course of 3 to 4 credits, preferably from the primary discipline and major program of study.

Electives (Up to 8 credits)

Select up to 8 credits from below:
AG 351. *Communicating Agriculture to the Public (3)
COMM 402. Independent Study (1–2)
COMM 414. Communication Research Methods (3)
COMM 416. Ethnography of Communication (3)
COMM 426. Intercultural Communication: Theories and Issues (3)
COMM 437. Health Communication (3)
COMM 454. Advanced Argumentation (3)
COMM 464. Rhetorical Criticism (3)
FES 493. Environmental Interpretation (4)
WR 402. Independent Study (1–2)
WR 414. Advertising and Public Relations Writing (4)
WR 448. Magazine Article Writing (4)
WR 462. Environmental Writing (4)
WR 466. Professional Writing (4)
WR 493. ^The Rhetorical Tradition and the Teaching of Writing (4)
WR 495. ^Introduction to Literacy Studies (4)
WR 497. Digital Literacy and Culture (4)

Capstone Portfolio (1 credit)

COMM 435. Scientific, Technical & Professional Communication Capstone (1)
WR 435 Scientific, Technical & Professional Communication Capstone (1) Ecampus

Total=30–31 credits


Footnotes:

* Baccalaureate Core Course
^ Writing Intensive Course (WIC)


Major/Option offered thru Ecampus - Distance Ed - Signifies that the Major/Option can be completed thru Ecampus - Distance Ed

Major Code: C750

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