Aug 17, 2019  
2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical and Professional Communication Undergraduate Certificate


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The undergraduate certificate in technical and professional communication is designed for several types of students:

  • working adults who are employed or who are seeking employment in the field of technical communication but who are not seeking an undergraduate degree
  • students who are majoring in communication and want to enhance their technical communication abilities
  • students pursuing a major other than communication who want to enhance their technical communication abilities

Students enrolled in this certificate receive state-of-the-art training in core professional skills, including technical writing, technical editing and web design. The certificate is especially helpful for those who plan to enter (or re-enter) the workplace and who want to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to technical documentation projects.

Certificate Requirements


The undergraduate certificate in technical and professional communication requires 12 semester hours (four courses), as follows:

Required Core


Electives


Students must complete any three of the following courses:

Total: 12 Hours


 

Grade and Residency Requirements

A grade of B or higher must be earned in each course completed as part of the Certificate (a grade of B-is not acceptable). All of the credit hours for the certificate must be earned at the University of Colorado Denver.

Application Procedures

Students should apply for the undergraduate certificate in technical and professional communication after the completion of the required courses. To apply, students must complete the certificate application.

The form should be returned to Jim Stratman, located in the Plaza Building, room 102-F, or put in his mailbox in room PL 102-A, or mailed to him at the Communication Department; Campus Box 176, P. O. Box 173364; Denver, CO 80217-3364. Once the certificate is processed, it will be mailed to the student unless other arrangements have been made by the student to pick up the certificate from the program assistant in PL 102C.

Students need to be registered at the University of Colorado Denver as full-time students, part-time students or as non-degreed students in order to register for these classes. To apply as a non-degreed student, fill out the Application for Non-Degree Admission. Return the form, along with your fee, to the Office of Admissions in the Annex of the CU Building, located at the corner of 14th and Larimer.

Additional Information

Additional information about the undergraduate certificate in technical and professional communication may be obtained from the director of the technical communication program, Jim Stratman, Department of Communication, Plaza Building, room 102-F, 303-556-2884, James.Stratman@ucdenver.edu
 

 

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