Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Writing Certificate, Statewide Program: 143

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(G): 143

This certificate curriculum is designed for those already employed in technical positions or in related positions seeking to move into careers in technical writing and editing, or to upgrade skills in these areas. The emphasis is on tools, techniques, and procedures for developing, preparing, and producing technical documents and presentations in a work environment. Those without appropriate background must obtain the consent of an adviser before enrolling in the curriculum.

Total Credit Hours: 28

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Write clearly for different audiences.
  • Edit documents for correctness and consistency.
  • Edit documents using sound grammar.
  • Plan documents, including the budgeting and scheduling of them.
  • Learn what is taught in a computer class.
  • Plan, deliver, and critique speeches common in business and industry.
  • Implement basic principles of management or marketing that are common in business and industry.

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