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.

Program Overview

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.

Application Process

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.

Program Requirements

  • 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.

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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Last updated January 30, 2019
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