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Advanced Writing and Speaking

Advanced Writing and Speaking Digital Badge

Earners of this micro-credential will develop advanced skills in speaking and writing that can be applied to professional, civil, and academic contexts. This micro-credential will be of interest to students pursuing careers in fields that demand the effective presentation of ideas and high levels of communicative competence. Coursework in this micro-credential will hone skills in professional and technical speaking and writing, persuasion, and the objective presentation of information.

Admission Requirements for Application:

  • Matriculation into a Farmingdale State College degree program
  • Completion of EGL 102 with a grade of C or higher
  • Students enrolling in EGL 303 must have complete EGL 102 and a 200 level or higher WID course, or have approval of the English and Humanities department chair. 
  • Completion of the Micro-credential Application on Etrieve

For Non-matriculated students:

Micro-credential Requirements:

To achieve the Advanced Writing and Speaking micro-credential, participants will need to be enrolled at FSC and successfully complete a four-course sequence (SPE 330, EGL 303, EGL 310, and SPE 331 OR EGL 201).

Contact Information

English and Humanities

Knapp Hall, 13

Students must complete the following courses:

Basic Coursework (4 courses, 12 credits)
SPE 330: Professional and Technical Speech 3 credits
EGL 303: Writing for the 21st Century 3 credits
EGL 310: Technical Writing 3 credits
SPE 331: Advanced Oral Communication OR EGL 301: Advanced Grammar and Vocabulary 3 credits
Last Modified 9/20/21