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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Degree Requirements

Page address: http://english.mnsu.edu/techcomm/degreerequirements.html

Completion of the graduate certificate requires 23 credits, distributed as follows:

Required Courses: 15 credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 571 Visual Technical Communication
4
ENG 575 Editing Technical Publications
4
ENG 576
     or
ENG 577
Online Documentation

Technical Documentation, Policies and Procedures
4
ENG 674
     or
ENG 676
     or
ENG 680
Topics in Technical Communication*

Instructional Design for Technical Communicators

Proposals
3

*May be repeated under various topics; additional credits of ENG 674 or ENG 676 or ENG 680 may be used as electives.

Elective Courses: 8 credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 562 Document Design
4
ENG 566 Usability
4
ENG 567 International Technical Communication
1-4
ENG 569 Project Management in Technical Communication
4
ENG 572 Topics in Technical Communication*
1-4
ENG 573 Desktop Publishing
4
ENG 574 Researching & Writing Technical Reports
4
ENG 576
     or
ENG 577
Online Documentation

Technical Documentation, Policies and Procedures
4
ENG 674
     or
ENG 676
     or
ENG 680
Topics in Technical Communication*

Instructional Design for Technical Communicators

Proposals
1-3

3

3
ENG 675 Technical Communication for STEM Professionals
3

*May be repeated under various topics.

All required courses in the certificate program are offered online within a two-year rotation.