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"I chose WRTC because it is the perfect mix between SMAD and SCOM. I get to write and design all in one major! With great professors and challenging assignment, WRTC will fully prepare me for life after college. Without a doubt, WRTC will help me achieve my career goal of working for an entertainment magazine."

-Sarah Terry

Concentration in Technical and Scientific Communication
The concentration in technical and scientific communication offers instruction in the study of communication in fields traditionally associated with technical or scientific content. The program also provides instruction in components of professional communication that are applicable to technical and scientific communication, such as document design and production, Web design, publications management, knowledge management, organizational and managerial communication, instructional design and training. The concentration will appear on the student's transcript.

Approved courses for the Technical and Scientific Communication Concentration:

WRTC 521. Web Design WRTC 615. Document Design
WRTC 535. Genre Theory WRTC 620. Science Writing
WRTC 542. Tutoring Writing WRTC 625. Government Writing
WRTC 545. Ethical and Legal Issues in WRTC WRTC 630. Legal Writing
WRTC 550. Organizational Communication WRTC 635. Medical Writing
WRTC 555. Managerial Communication WRTC 640. Proposal and Grant Writing
WRTC 560. Scientific Rhetoric WRTC 645. Documentation of Computer Technologies
WRTC 565. Digital Rhetoric WRTC 650. Electronic and Online Publication
WRTC 570. Rhetorical Theory WRTC 655. Electronic Graphic Design
WRTC 581. Hypertext Theory WRTC 670. Teaching Writing
WRTC 590. Intercultural Technical and Scientific Communication WRTC 680. Readings in WRTC
WRTC 610. Publication Management WRTC 690. Special Issues in WRTC