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Technical Communications

Associate Degree Course Sequence

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

TOTAL CREDITS 65-69

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.

DEGREE EARNED
Associate of applied science in technical communications

CERTIFICATE OPTIONS 
(Stackable toward an associate degree)
Grant Writing Career Enhancement Certificate
Technical Communications Career Enhancement Certificate

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

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

JOIN STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS 
Stark Raving Writers

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT 
Beth Williams
Department Chair, English
330-494-6170, Ext. 4148
bwilliams@starkstate.edu