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Technical Writing Minor (TEHWR)

Contact: College of the Liberal Arts, Elizabeth Brown, eaf4@psu.edu

The Department of English offers an 18-credit minor leading to a Technical Writing certificate to all students, regardless of major or college, who want to do concentrated work in technical writing.

A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MINOR: 18 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (3 credits)
ENGL 418(3) (Sem: 5-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (12-15 credits)
(Some courses in this category may have prerequisites that are not required in the minor.)
Select 3-6 credits from CAS 452(3), CAS 452W(3), ENGL 470(3), ENGL 471(3), ENGL 472(3), ENGL 473(3), ENGL 474(3), S T S/PHIL 407(3); PHIL/S T S 433(3) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 6-9 credits from ENGL 415(3), ENGL 416(3), ENGL 417(3), ENGL 419(3), ENGL 420(3), ENGL 421(3), ENGL 480(3); ENGL 495(3) (Sem: 3-8)
Select 3-6 credits from ART 002 GA(3); ART 003 GA(3); ART 101 GA(3); GD 100 GA(3); LDT 100 GS;IL(3); INSYS 441(3), PSYCH 444(3), PSYCH 456(3) (Sem: 3-8)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (0-3 credits)
(Some courses in this category may have prerequisites that are not required in the minor.)

 

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2016

Blue Sheet Item #: 45-01-114

Review Date: 8/23/16

UCA Revision #1: 9/1/06

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