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.

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