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    Jul 03, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional and Technical Communication, BA


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Professional and technical communication is a growing career field because of the expansion of scientific and technical information and the increasing presence of customer service and web-based product support networks. Earning a Bachelor of Arts with a major in professional and technical communication gives you the skills to be competitive in this workforce.


Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Arts with a major in professional and technical communication.

Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Arts and Sciences requirements .

Major requirements


Majors must complete 36 hours.

Other course requirements


None.

Minor


Optional.

Electives


Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement (42) and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree. For specific information see an academic advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Other requirements


Students must earn a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the 24 hours of required PTC major courses, with a minimum grade of C in all courses counted toward the major. Students must contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Auditorium Building, Room 317, to prepare their degree audits.

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