The technical writing emphasis provides a more career-specific strategy for students enrolled in the Writing Certificate program. The technical writing emphasis is composed of three required courses:
ENGL 3130, Junior-Level Writing: Engineering and Technology
ENGL 4860, Editing
ENGL 4870, Advanced Business and Technical Writing or ENGL 4890, Writing Internship

In addition, students take three electives for a total of 18 hours chosen from the following:

Business Administration
INFSYS 1800, Computers and Information Systems
MEDIA ST 1065, Introduction to Information Technology

Computer Science
CMP SCI 1250, Introduction to Computer Science (Prerequisite: MATH 1030, College Algebra)

ENGL 3120, Junior-Level Business Writing
ENGL 3140, News Writing
ENGL 3150, Feature Writing
ENGL 3160, Writing in the Sciences
ENGL 3280, Public Relations Writing
ENGL 4870, Advanced Business and Technical Writing (if 4890) is taken as requirement)
ENGL 4890, Independent Writing Project (if 4870 is taken as requirement)