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Technical Communication Minor

A student earning a B.A. in English may receive this minor, providing it is different from the student's major emphasis.

Minor Requirements
ETC 200Introduction to Technical Communication3
Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following:6-15
Content and Design for Technical Communication
Technical Editing
Technical Documentation
Research and Practice in Technical Communication
Instructional Design
Remaining credits to be selected from the following courses to total 18 credit hours:0-9
Introduction to Web Page Development
Web Content and Design
Internship in Technical Communication
Multimedia Authoring
Senior Portfolio
Reporting for the Media
Business Communications

Graduation Requirements

  1. Have a valid and declared major on file (minors cannot be awarded in the same areas as the major, emphasis or concentration).
  2. Earn a minimum of 3 credit hours beyond the major, emphasis, concentration and/or general studies requirements.
  3. Earn a minor GPA of at least 2.0.

Explore your interests and further develop your career goals with one of our minors.

Are you ready to declare a minor? Download, sign and submit the form(s) to the Department of Communication

Declaring a Minor
A student cannot get a minor in the same area as their major emphasis, or concentration. Minor coursework must consist of a minimum of four credit hours beyond the student’s major, emphasis, concentration and general studies requirements.

Requirements for All Minors
To be awarded a minor, an overall GPA of at least 2.0 must be earned in the required minor coursework unless a higher standard is noted for a specific minor program. The same course in a degree minor may be used to fulfill major course requirements unless stated in a major or minor. Substitution courses are not allowed.