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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study


Professional Writing for Business,
Government, and Industry
Code: 2650 Catalog Year: 2012-2013
Certificate   AL, AN, LO, MA, WO
  Courses Credits Grade
One Year
CST 110 Introduction to Communication or 3  
  Small Group Communication    
1ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
1ENG 115 Technical Writing 3  
1ENG 116 Writing for Business 3  
ENG 121 Introduction to Journalism I 3  
ENG 123 Writing for the World Wide Web 3  
1ENG 135 Applied Grammar or 3  
  Technical Editing    
ENG 280 Writing User Manuals or 3  
  4ENG  205  Technical Editing    
ENG 290 Coordinated Internship or 3  
  ENG  297  Cooperative Education or    
  ENG  298  Seminar and Project    
2ENG ___ Elective 3  
3SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   31  
Total credits for the Professional Writing for Business, Government, and Industry Certificate=31

1 This course may be offered as computer-intensive, with an individual computer provided for each student’s instruction.

2 Electives should be selected in consultation with a academic advisor. Those elective courses most appropriate for the professional writing program are ENG 122, ENG 131, ENG 210, ENG 221, ENG 222, ENG 295 (professional writing- related topic) and CST 229.

3 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

4 ENG 205 may not be used to meet the requirements of both ENG 135 and ENG 280.