Texas Tech University

Minor Requirements

Why Minor in Technical Communication?

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.

Minor in TC at Regional Sites

Minoring in TC will also complement every major. Selecting TC as a minor will help you learn how to communicate with proficiency and confidence.

Requirements for the Minor in TC at Regional Sites

Minors in TC through an approved regional site community college partner choose from the following courses:

Intro
Required
3000-level
take all onsite at regional campuses

4000-level
take 1 course online from Lubbock campus
Capstone
required online from Lubbock campus
2311: Business & Technical Writing 3360: Issue in Composition

3365: Professional Report Writing

3366: Style in Technical Writing
4360 Studies in Composition

4365 Special Topics in TC

4366 Technical Editing

4367 Developing Instructions

4368 Advanced Web Publishing

4369 Interaction Design
4378 Internship in TC
4380: Professional Issues

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Minor in TC in Lubbock 

Minoring in TC at the Lubbock campus complements every major. Specialize in your favorite subject and minor in TC to help you learn how to communicate subject matter in your major with proficiency and confidence.

Minors in TC take 2311 and 4380 and choose 4 other classes from below:

  • ENGL 3360 Issues in Composition
  • ENGL 4360 Studies in Composition (Advanced Composition)
  • ENGL 3362 Rhetorical Criticism
  • ENGL 4365 Special Topics
  • ENGL 3365 Report Writing
  • ENGL 4366 Technical and Professional Editing
  • ENGL 3366 Style
  • ENGL 4367 Developing Instructional Materials
  • ENGL 3367 Usability Testing
  • ENGL 4368 Advanced Web Design
  • ENGL 3368 Web Design
  • ENGL 4369 Interaction Design
  • ENGL 3369 Information Design
  • ENGL 4378 Internship in Technical Communication

For course descriptions, click here.