Minor in Technical Communications
Every profession requires communication skills. People with excellent communication skills get jobs and promotions. A minor in Technical Communication can help you learn the skills you need to succeed, no matter where your professional life takes you.
Regardless of your major, a minor in Technical Communication can:
- Teach you to sharpen all forms of written communication—and to give it the biggest possible impact on the world.
- Give you the tools to communicate with people from all walks of life and from across the world.
- Facilitate your ability to work in a team.
- Show you how to use technology to build understanding.
- Give you the opportunity to learn from world-class faculty.
Contact us today for more information on the minor in Technical Communication.
To pursue a minor in Technical Communication, you should first contact your academic advisor. Your academic advisor will work with you to complete the process necessary to declare your minor. More information about advising in Technical Communication can be found here.
- ENGL 2311, Introduction to Technical Writing (currently offered online)
- ENGL 4380, Professional Issues (currently offered online)
12 hours of other technical communication courses, including:
- ENGL 3362 Rhetorical Criticism (not yet offered online)
- ENGL 3365 Professional Report Writing (currently offered online)
- ENGL 3366 Style in Technical Writing (currently offered online)
- ENGL 3367 Usability Testing (not yet offered online)
- ENGL 3368 World Wide Web Publishing (currently offered online)
- ENGL 3369 Information Design (not yet offered online)
- ENGL 4365 Special Topics in TC (not yet offered online)
- ENGL 4366 Technical Editing (currently offered online)
- ENGL 4367 Developing Instructions (not yet offered online)
- ENGL 4368 Advanced Web Publishing (currently offered online)
- ENGL 4369 Interaction Design (not yet offered online)
- ENGL 4378 Internship in TC (currently offered online)
Two-year Course Rotation for Online Sections
The following table outlines our two-year course rotation beginning in Fall 2015. In addition, ENGL 2311 and ENGL 3365 are also offered in summer sessions.
|Fall Online||Spring Online||Fall Online||Spring Online|
|2311||2311||2311||2311||Multiple sections offered online every semester|
|3365||3365||3365||3365||Multiple sections offered online every semester|
|3366||3366||3366||3366||Offered online every semester|
|3368||3368||Offered as online every fall|
|4366||4366||Offered as online every fall|
|4368||4368||Offered as online every spring|
|4378||4378||4378||4378||Offered online every semester|
|4380||4380||4380||4380||Offered online every semester|
To graduate with the minor, students must earn at least a C in each of these courses. A maximum of 3 hours of transfer credit will be accepted toward the minor.
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