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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 ARCHIVED 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 ARCHIVED [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional and Technical Communication, B.S.

The Bachelor of Science in Professional and Technical communication is a multidisciplinary major. It combines courses in rhetoric, writing, communications and digital arts and design. The program will provide graduates with the skills necessary to prepare and disseminate scientific and technical information to a variety of audiences, in a variety of workplace settings, using a range of computer-mediated modes and channels. The need for graduates skilled in preparing technical documents is increasing both regionally and nationally. Industry has changed the way documents are created and disseminated and has an increasing demand for employees who have this combination of skills and who are also practiced in dissemination of documents via emerging communication technologies.

System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

Majors must take ART 121 , ENGL 210 , SOC 285  and SPCM 101  as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.

Institutional Graduation Requirement (11 Credits)

Majors must take CIS 130  as part of the Institutional Graduation Requirement.

Electives (18 Credits)