Professional and Technical Communications Major (B.A.)
Students in the Professional and Technical Communications program study to become accomplished digital-age communicators. You'll develop transferable skill-sets in oral and written communication that prepare you to excel in any professional environment. In addition, you'll learn to communicate and collaborate in specializations of your choice — including, among others, new media journalism, creative nonfiction, business writing, legal writing and research, and technical writing.
For the Professional and Technical Communications program at UNH Manchester, students must complete a minimum of 128 credits and satisfy the University's Discovery Program and foreign language requirements, and complete a minimum of 40 credits in major coursework with a grade of C- or higher. The major requirements consist of a minimum of 10 courses. These 10 courses (40 credits) must include the internship requirement. Students in the major must earn C or higher to pass ENGL 419 Introduction to Literary Analysis, ENGL 502 Professional and Technical Writing, and ENGL 595 Literary Topics: Digital Creative Writing.
|ENGL 419||How to Read Anything||4|
|ENGL 502||Professional and Technical Writing||4|
|ENGL 595||Literary Topics (Digital Creative Writing)||4|
|ENGL 602||Advanced Professional and Technical Writing||4|
|ENGL 694||Special Topics in Creative Writing 1||4|
|PTC 500||Business Communication||4|
|Select three courses of the following:||12|
Any 500, 600, or 700 level writing, communications, or journalism electives 2
|21st Century Journalism: How the News Works (recommended)|
|English Grammar (recommended)|
Can be duplicated for credit, provided the topics are different
May include appropriate courses in Communication Arts and allied programs/disciplines, with advisor approval