Technical Writing and Rhetorics is a sequence in the English major. Professional technical writers take complex information and communicate it in a way that people understand.
Focusing on this sequence prepares you for careers as a technical and professional writer in a variety of settings, such as corporate, nonprofit, and governmental organizations. You’ll have the skills to effectively communicate information to a range of audiences.
What You Learn and Do
- Production Skills: Learn the relationship between written, visual, and digital texts
- Web Design Skills: A top skill valued by employers
- Hands-on Experience: Produce multimodal web-based texts with computer applications used by professionals
- Professional Internship: Work in a real-world setting to get a deeper understanding of technical communication in the workplace