In order to complete the Graduate Certificate in Technical Writing and Public Rhetorics, students must complete 12-credit hours of coursework. Starting in Fall 2023, the courses are planned to be regularized to a simple sequence with the option to take an outside course with advisor approval. 

Current Core Courses

  • ENGL 5513: Document Design for Technical Writers
  • ENGL 5523: Technical Writing for Online Audiences
  • ENGL 5533: Technical Writing Praxis

Current Approved Electives

  • ENGL 5963: Advanced Studies in Technical Writing and Public Rhetorics 
  • ENGL 5973: Topics in Rhetoric and Composition
  • ENGL 6973: Seminar in Rhetoric and Composition

Other relevant graduate coursework will be allowed on a case-by-case basis, subject to administrative approval and topical relevancy to the graduate certificate and its aims.