Strengthen abilities to write about technology and to use technology to write. Students will learn basic principles of editing, document design, web design, and writing about technical topics. Be able to apply principles of audience analysis to technical communication situations; analyze and create a website that effectively communicates with its audience; and apply technical communication skills to all of their writing.


Study within the field of technical communication develops skills such as:

  • Written and Oral Communication
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis

Complementary  Majors

A Technical Communications minor is also an excellent complement for liberal arts students who are majoring in:

  • Computer Science
  • Professional Communication
  • Natural Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Creative Writing

Professional Programs

A minor in technical communication is particularly appropriate for students in professional programs such as:

  • Business Administration
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Public and Non-Profit Administration

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