Technical Communications

Prepare for many different forms of technical communication in the workplace by learning to write clearly and edit and design technical documents while exploring courses in a variety of disciplines. A required internship during the program’s final semester will introduce you to technical writing in the workplace.

WORK IN MANY AREAS

Your written communication and critical thinking skills will open doors in many industries, including publishing, education, media, manufacturing, aviation and medicine.

PREPARE FOR A CAREER AS A

  • proofreader
  • editor
  • grant writer
  • social media specialist
  • educator
  • instructional designer

Associate Degree Course Sequence

SSC101  
Student Success Seminar
ENG124  
College Composition
COM122  
Interpersonal Communication
 
Communication Elective
MTH106  
Math for Technology or
 
MTH124 Statistics
ITD122  
Computer Applications for Professionals
ENG231  
College Composition II
 
Social Science Elective
 
Natural Sciences Elective
ENG221  
Technical Report Writing
ENG227  
Writing for Media
ENG125  
Technical Editing and Layout
ENG126  
Technical Grammar and Style
COM223  
Interviewing I
 
Natural Sciences Elective
 
Arts & Humanities Elective
ENG228  
Writing for the Web
ENG229  
Grant Writing
ENG250  
Technical Communications Internship
 
Social Science Elective
 
Technical Elective

TOTAL CREDITS 62

Associate of applied science in technical communications

Note: Certificates are stackable towards an associate degree in technical communications.

Kent State University; Bachelor’s degree in applied communication.

Stark Raving Writers