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Undergraduate Degree Programs

TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS WRITING

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Nora Shultz
115 Sutherland Bldg
Penn State Abington
Phone: 215-881-7877
E-mail: nus19@psu.edu

Abington College

TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS WRITING (TECHWR)

Designed for adults learners who seek a competitive edge in the workplace and current undergraduate students preparing for careers. Program provides two tracks: technical (proposals, reports, research strategies, web-based) and business (design, composing in multimedia, web-based). Both include how to create informative, persuasive, web pages and presentations common to business, industry, and government. Students are assigned a faculty mentor, and create and maintain an e-portfolio. The program can be completed for 18 undergraduate credits.

To earn an undergraduate certificate in TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS WRITING, a minimum of 15 credits is required.

Students will complete five courses from either track:

Technical Writing Track:
ENGL 215
ART 201 or COMM 241
ENGL 416
ENGL 418
ENGL 420
Prerequisite: ENGL 202C

Business Writing/Web Track:
ENGL 215
ART 201 or COMM 241
ENGL 419
ENGL 420
ENGL 480
Prerequisite: ENGL 202D

Effective Date: Fall Semester 2011

Expiration Date:

Last Revised by the Department: 8/11/2015

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