About the Program

Earning a certificate in technical writing allows students to hone their writing skills so as to produce documents that meet the requirements of a variety of business environments. Students will learn to write and revise professional documents fluently, accurately and efficiently. Students who are self-employed or applying for grants or start-up funding will benefit from the certificate’s training in writing grants, proposals and other advocacy materials.

About the English Department

326 Ketchum Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5416
Fax: (716) 878-5700
https://english.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses
ENG 300 WRITING FOR THE PROFESSIONS 3
ENG 302 TECHNICAL WRITING 3
ENG 409 WRITING GRANTS AND PROPOSALS 3
Elective: Choose one from the following options (3 credit hours) 3

From the School of Arts & Sciences
BIO 405 EVOLUTION
BIO 440 APPLICATIONS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY
CHE 310 LITERATURE OF CHEMISTRY
and CHE 471 BIOCHEMICAL TECHNIQUES (1)
ENG 327 LITERARY PUBLISHING
ENG 380 THE HISTORY OF THE PRINTED BOOK
ENG 410 COMPOSITION AND RHETORICAL THEORY
GES 323 THIRD- YEAR RESEARCH AND FIELD METHODS EXPERIENCE
MUS 303 MUSIC HISTORY: CLASSIC THROUGH MODERN
MUS 440 ETHNOMUSICOLOGY
SPA 317 BUSINESS SPANISH
SPA 398 SPANISH FOR HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
SPA 399 SPANISH FOR THE LEGAL PROFESSIONS
THA 350 DIRECTING I

From the School of the Professions
ENT 104 ESSENTIALS OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
TEC 200 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Total Credit Hours 12