The program is a 40-credit program consisting of required courses plus electives. The required courses cover writing, editing, print- and online-document production, argument, and economics. Students select electives from communication, general business, management, marketing, and sociology.
The required courses in technical communication consist of an introductory course in technical communication (ENGL 302 Technical Rhetoric), as well as four advanced courses (ENGL 312 Technical Communication Applications, ENGL 403 Technical Editing, ENGL 405 Print Document Production, ENGL 415 On-Screen Document Production), and ENGL 499 Capstone in Technical Communication). All advanced courses are offered in the evenings in order to accommodate students’ work schedules
Students work in industry to fulfill an internship requirement.