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Technical Communication

Technical Communication Certificate
30 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0238

Courses for a Certificate:

Credit Hours

Communication

12

EGL 111 Introduction to Business/Technical Writing

3

EGL 211 Writing for the Web

3

EGL 212 Technical Writing Applications

3

SPE 140 Professional Presentations

3

Design

9

GRD 101 Introduction to Visual Communication

3

ART 216 Digital Imaging or CAB 172 Adobe Photoshop

3

ART 259 Web Graphic Page Design or CAB 170 Web Authoring Software

3

 

 

Electives*
Choose nine credit hours from one or more of the following disciplines:

9

  Graphic Design

 

 

ART 225 Layout Design and Typography

 

 

ART 250 Computer Art

 

ART 260 3-D Animation and Multimedia

 

ART 278 The Digital Darkroom

 

  Computer Applications in Business

 

 

CAB 165 Desktop Publishing Using InDesign

 

 

CAB 150 Visio Fundamentals

  Computer-Aided Design

 

 

CAD 116 Basic AutoCAD

 

 

CAD 117 Intermediate AutoCAD

 

CAD 118 Advanced AutoCAD

  Computer Information Systems

 

 

CIS 131 Building a Web Page

 

 

CIS 152 Web Development Tools

 

CIS 214 Web Site Maintenance and Management

 

CIS 232 Web Scripting

 

CIS 248 Web Database Management

  Marketing

 

 

MKT 131 Principles of Marketing

 

 

MKT 134 Fundraising and Grant-Writing

 


Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate:


30


*Elective courses will be updated periodically to reflect current technology offerings.

 

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