Technical and Scientific Communication Concentration (TSC)

In addition to the core requirements for the WRTC major, students concentrating in TSC take 21 credits as listed below:

Required course (3 credits)

WRTC 350- Foundations of Technical Communication

TSC Electives (9 credits) - Students choose 3 courses from the following:

                WRTC 352 – Online Design I

WRTC 354 – Document Design

WRTC 356 – Web Theory and Design

WRTC 358 – Writing about Science and Technology

WRTC 450 – Digital Rhetoric

                WRTC 452 – Online Design II

                WRTC 454 – Publication Management

                WRTC 456 – Usability Testing

                WRTC 458 – Scientific and Medical Communication

WR Electives (3 credits) – Students choose 1 course from the following:

                WRTC 330 – Rhetorical Analysis and Criticism

                WRTC 332 – Computers and Writing

                WRTC 334 – Introduction to Popular Writing

                WRTC 336 – Tutoring Writing

                WRTC 338 – Genre Theory

                WRTC 340 – Writing as Leading

                WRTC 342 – Writing Place

                WRTC 430 – Contemporary Rhetorical Theory and Practice

                WRTC 432 – Rhetoric of the Personal Narrative

                WRTC 434 – Advanced Popular Writing

                WRTC 436 – Teaching Writing

Crossover Electives (3 credits) – Students choose 1 course from the following:

                WRTC 310 – Semiotics

                WRTC 312 – Studies in Literacy

                WRTC 314 – Writing in the Public Sphere

                WRTC 316 – Research Methodologies in WRTC

                WRTC 318 – Intercultural Professional Communication

                WRTC 328 – Practicum (instructor permission only)

                WRTC 410 – Sociolinguistics

                WRTC 412 – Language and Information Management

                WRTC 414 – Major Theorists in WRTC

                WRTC 416 – Rhetoric of Environmental Science and Technology

                WRTC 420 – Feminist Rhetorics

                WRTC 426 – Special Topics

Community Based Learning Electives (3 credits) - Students choose 1 course from the following:

                WRTC 478 – Writing in the Legal Professions

                WRTC 480 – Writing for Business and Industry

                WRTC 482 – Writing for Government

                WRTC 484 – Writing for Nonprofits

                WRTC 486 – Writing in the Community

                WRTC 488 – Writing in the Health Sciences

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