Oct 22, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Professional and Technical Communication, BS


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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 Science 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 Science with a major in professional and technical communication.

General Requirements


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

Major Requirements


Other Course Requirements


Foreign Language Requirement Options


Complete one of the following course groups (2 courses in total) to substitute for the foreign language requirement of the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences degree requirement.

Group 1: Computer Science

Complete any two CSCE courses with a grade of C or higher

Group 2: Business Computing

Complete BCIS 2610: Business Computing and BCIS 3630: Object Oriented Programming for Business with a grade of C or higher

Group 3: Data Analysis

Complete DSCI 2710: Data Analysis with Spreadsheets and DSCI 3710: Business Statistics with Spreadsheets with a grade of C or higher.

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 Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Other requirements


A minimum grade of C is required in all Technical Communication (TECM) courses counting toward the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Professional and Technical Communication.

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 for all Technical Communication (TECM) courses is required for graduation.

For more information, see department advisor.

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