Certificate: Technical Communication (CTTC)

As a fast-track program for career changers or a foundational program for first time professionals, this program provides the knowledge and skills necessary for writing end-user documentation such as printed manuals, online help systems, and screencast training modules. Using tools of the technical communication profession, the student will develop skill in audience analysis; tutorial, procedure, and reference guide writing; project management; document design; and usability testing. Designed to provide the student with practical and theoretical principles of technical communication, the program prepares students for employment in a wide variety of opportunities in the field. To this end, students will also learn how to conduct a formal job search and create professional portfolios to better compete for jobs. Those without previous college experience can use this certificate to seek work as interns and in co-op positions in technical communication while pursuing the Associate in Arts Degree in Technical Communication.

Major/Area Requirements 14 Credits
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Restricted Electives: 6-8 Credits
Select one GDT course and one INP course from the list below:
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Minimum Credits Required for the Program: 20-22 Credits

**ENG 107: Students with equivalent coursework/experience are encouraged to contact the program advisor for appropriate course placement.