May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Publication Writing and Design (PWDCE)

Award: Certificate of Achievement

Program Location: Elkhorn Valley Campus, Fort Omaha Campus

This certificate of achievement offers students and returning professionals the opportunity to develop a solid foundation in print publication design. Students receive instruction in creative and technical writing, copy and content editing, and the foundational techniques of layout and print design. Students completing this certificate of achievement may seek employment in corporate communications, copywriting, marketing support, or magazine and book design.

Graduation Requirements
Major Requirements: 40.5
General Education: 13.5
Total credit hours required: 54.0

Certificate of Achievement General Education Requirements (13.5 credit hrs.)

The following are General Education requirements for a Certificate of Achievement. Students may not use the same course to satisfy more than one degree requirement.


1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1 Level I course from the list of Communication General Education courses in the current course catalog.


1 Course     4.5 - 5.0 credit hrs. 

Please check your degree program for recommended Math course.

Select 1 college level math course from the list of General Education math courses in the current course catalog.

*Based on the Math course you select, pre-requisites may be required.

Critical Thinking/Creativity & Social/Cultural Awareness

1 Course     4.5 credit hrs.

Select 1course from the list of Humanities or Social Sciences General Education course options in the current course catalog.