Professional and Technical Writing Minor

We emphasize the role of online writing skills and electronic content strategy in modern professional and technical communication. Our minor will prepare you to create professional documents in the workplace —making you more skilled and marketable in your chosen profession.

Total Credit Hours: 18

Foundational Courses (9 Hours)

Elective Courses (9 Hours)

What You'll Study

Gain an understanding of online writing and electronic content strategy. Start your career with the writing and editing skills to help you succeed in a competitive professional atmosphere.

You will complete courses in professional writing, technical editing and style, and writing and digital media. Choose three elective courses from a wide range of options including:

  • Designing Documents for Print
  • Creating User Documentation
  • Intercultural Issues in Professional Writing
  • Grant Proposals and Reports
  • Science Writing
  • Developing Online Content

 

 

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If you have questions about pursuing a professional and technical writing minor, please contact:

Undergraduate Advising Office
329 Shanks Hall (0112)
180 Turner Street, NW
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
(540) 231-6515

lauraf92@vt.edu