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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Technical Writing Minor

Technical Writing Minor Program Information

PO Box 70683
Phone: (423) 439-5991
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Dr. Darryl Haley
106 Burleson Hall

Technical Writing Minor: 18 credits

A minor is a secondary area of study outside of the major program of study with a structured curriculum composed of at least 18 credits of which at least 9 credits must be at the 3000-level or above.

Technical Writing Minor Required: 12 credits

Choose four (4) courses from the following:

Media Course: 3 credits

Choose one (1) course from the following:

Design and Layout Course: 3 credits

Choose one (1) course from the following:

Other Departmental Electives

The department’s Technical Writing Program Director may approve courses from other departments in the university as electives for this minor. The following are examples of courses that may be included as electives:

Additional Information

Note: No more than 1 (one) English course required for a student’s English major may also be applied for the minor.

Directions and Restrictions: Other courses may be approved by the department’s Technical Writing Program Director. The Department of Literature and Language may allow students to enroll in approved three credit courses offered by other departments, if those courses are directly related to technical writing, to substitute for up to three of the 3000-level courses required for the minor.

Possible Additional Course Offerings: Additional special topics courses may be offered as electives for this minor.