Undergraduate Minor

Page address: http://english.mnsu.edu/techcomm/tcminor.html

Coursework in technical communication may be completed in residence or online. Students who are 100% online learners pay resident (in-state) online tuition.

Requirements for Technical Communication Minor (beginning 2015-16)

16 credits

Required Course: 4 credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 271

ENG 272
Technical Communication
 or
Business Communication
4
ENG 475 Editing Technical Publications
4

Required Elective(s): 4-12 credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 474 Researching and Writing Technical Reports
4
ENG 475 Editing Technical Publications
4
ENG 476 Online Documentation
4
ENG 477 Technical Documentation, Policies, and Procedures
4

Elective(s): 0-8 credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 462 Document Design
4
ENG 466 Usability
4
ENG 467 International Technical Communication
1-4
ENG 469 Project Management in Technical Communication
4
ENG 471 Visual Technical Communication
4
ENG 472 Topics in Technical Communication*
1-4
ENG 473 Desktop Publishing
4
ENG 478 Technical and Scientific Literature
4
ENG 479 Rhetorical Theory Applied to Technical Documents
4
ENG 480 Proposals
4

*May be repeated under various topics.

Requirements for Technical Communication Minor (prior to 2015-16)

16 credits

Required Courses: 8 credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 271

ENG 272
Technical Communication
 or
Business Communication
4
ENG 475 Editing Technical Publications
4

Elective Courses: 8 credits

Course # Course Title
Credits
ENG 462 Document Design
4
ENG 466 Usability
4
ENG 467 International Technical Communication
1-4
ENG 469 Project Management in Technical Communication
4
ENG 471 Visual Technical Communication
4
ENG 472 Topics in Technical Communication*
1-4
ENG 473 Desktop Publishing
4
ENG 474 Researching and Writing Technical Reports
4
ENG 476 Online Documentation
4
ENG 477 Technical Documentation, Policies, and Procedures
4
ENG 478 Technical and Scientific Literature
4
ENG 479 Rhetorical Theory Applied to Technical Documents
4
ENG 480 Proposals
4

*May be repeated under various topics.

Program Director

Dr. Lee Tesdell
English Department
Minnesota State University, Mankato
230 Armstrong Hall
Mankato, MN 56001
Telephone: (507) 389-5219
E-mail: lee.tesdell@mnsu.edu