May 29, 2024  
2021-2022 SLCC General Catalog 

Writing: CP (CTE)

Certification of Proficiency | 18 credits

English, Linguistics & Writing Studies Division
Taylorsville Redwood Campus

General Information 801-957-4073
Program Information 801-957-4020
Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Faculty
Professors - Lisa Bickmore, Jennifer Courtney, Stephanie Maenhardt, Tiffany Rousculp, Elisa Stone
Associate Professors - Brandon Alva, Chris Blankenship, Anne Canavan, James Celestino, Ron Christiansen, Nathan Cole, Ann Fillmore, Jerri Harwell, Melissa Helquist, Charlotte Howe, Justin Jory, Lynn Kilpatrick, Kati Lewis, Cristin Longhurst, Andrea Malouf, Jason Roberts, Carol Sieverts, Marlena Stanford, Brittany Stephenson, Stacey Van Dahm
Assistant Professors - Daniel Baird, Joanne Giordano, Maria Griffith,Kathleen Johnston, Jamie McBeth-Smith, Bernice Olivas, A.J. Ortega, Brenda Sieczkowski, Benjamin Solomon
Lecturers - James Beatty, Christie Bogle, Lisa Packer

Program Description
The Writing Certificate of Proficiency provides students with extensive skills in print and digital writing so they are prepared to meet the communication demands of 21stbusiness and industry. Students gain valuable hands-on experience writing in print, digital, and multi-modal forms using a variety of technologies. The Certificate of Proficiency is an excellent addition to any major and will provide newly graduating students with an advantage in job searches and returning professional students with the skills needed to advancetheir careers.

Career Opportunities
The Writing Certificate of Proficiency is applicable to any career as it prepares students to meet the top three competencies requested by employers: problem solving, communication, and collaboration. The certificate is intended to complement an associate degree or provide professionals with the skills necessary to advance their careers.

Transfer/Articulation Information
Admission into a major program at a transfer institution depends upon the receiving institution’s requirements for that major. See an Academic Advisor at both SLCC and the intended receiving institution for specific articulation information.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees:
Books: $150
Supplies: $25
Course Fees: $20

Estimated Time to Completion
Time to completion is 2 semesters based on a full-time minimum of 9 credits per semester. Less than 9 credits per semester will increase time to completion.

Program Entry Requirements
Students must fulfill the pre-requisite for enrollment in ENGL 2010 . See your academic advisor for information.

Program Student Learning Outcomes Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
8 - Develop lifelong wellness

Students will understand the ways writing is used in professions for effective communication and problem-solving.

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Using various technologies, students will develop iterative writing processes that include idea generation, research, planning/organizing, drafting and revising, editing, and collaborating with others.

1, 2, 4, 6, 7

Students will be able to solve problems with writing by adaptingitto a variety of purposes, audiences, and print, digital, and multi-modal genres.

1, 2, 4, 6, 7