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English, Concentration in Professional and Technical Writing

San José State University

48 months
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5742 USD/year
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After English, Concentration in Professional and Technical Writing from San José State University students will be able to write quality manuals, reports, and web updates; write clear business reports and promotional materials; communicate effectively both with consumers and within the company; and understand each step of the publication process. 

Overview

English, Concentration in Professional and Technical Writing from San José State University helps students read closely in a variety of forms, styles, structures, and modes, and articulate the value of close reading in the study of literature, creative writing, or rhetoric.

Graduates with English, Concentration in Professional and Technical Writing from San José State University will be able to:

  • Show familiarity with major literary works, genres, periods, and critical approaches to British, American, and World Literature.
  • Write clearly, effectively, and creatively, and adjust writing style appropriately to the content, the context, and nature of the subject.
  • Develop and carry out research projects, and locate, evaluate, organize, and incorporate information effectively.
  • Articulate the relations among culture, history, and texts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature for Global Understanding-The Americas 
  • Literature for Global Understanding-Africa 
  • Literature for Global Understanding-Oceania 
  • Shakespeare 
  • Shakespeare and Performance 
  • Modern English 
  • Editing for Writers 
  • Professional Technical Writing
  • Visual Rhetoric and Digital Document Design for Writers 
  • Writing Online: Strategic Digital Content and Social Media 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Earn the equivalent of a U.S. 3.0 grade point average (GPA) or an average of “B” grades.
    • Successfully complete three years of college preparatory mathematics with a minimum grade of “C-” or better.
    • Submit official test scores from an approved English language proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS).
    • Submit partial official secondary school (high school) transcripts and final transcripts.
    • Take SAT or ACT (highly recommended).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5742 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5742 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5742 USD per year during 48 months.

Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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