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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Technical Writing and Communication B.S.
Sub-plan: Information Technology and Design
Sample Plan: Information Technology and Design
Total Credits: 120.0
The sample plan below shows you one of several possible ways to complete this degree. Your academic plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements, if you have multiple course options to choose from in your major, or if courses don't fit your schedule in a given term. Use Graduation Planner to make your customized plan, and work with your academic adviser to ensure that you are on track to graduate on time.
Year 1 - Fall Semester: 17.0 cr
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
LE (Mathematical Thinking) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
COMM 1101 - Introduction to Public Speaking (prerequisite to Elective WRIT 3257) 3.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 18.0 cr
CSCI 1113 - Introduction to C/C++ Programming for Scientists and Engineers : 4.0 cr
LE (Physical Sciences) :4.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
WRIT 3562W - Technical and Professional Writing : 4.0 cr : WI
LE (Global Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
LE (Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
WRIT 3701W - Rhetorical Theory for Writing Studies : 3.0 cr : WI
WRIT 3221W - Communication Modes and Methods : 3.0 cr : WI
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
CSCI 1001 - Overview of Computer Science : 4.0 cr : MATH, TS
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
WRIT 3001 - Introduction to Technical Writing and Communication : 3.0 cr
WRIT 3381W - Writing and Modern Cultural Movements : 3.0 cr : AH, WI
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
WRIT 3671 - Visual Rhetoric and Document Design : 3.0 cr
LE (Environment) :3.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr
WRIT 3441 - Editing, Critique, and Style : 3.0 cr
WRIT 3672W - Project Design and Development : 3.0 cr : WI
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 13.0 cr
UC 3201 - Web Designer Introduction : 4.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
WRIT 3257 - Technical and Professional Presentations : 3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
WRIT 4662W - Writing With Digital Technologies : 3.0 cr : WI
COMM 3211 - Introduction to Media Studies : 3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
WRIT 3577W - Rhetoric, Technology, and the Internet : 3.0 cr : TS, WI
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 11.0 cr
WRIT 3896 - Internship in Technical Writing and Communication : 3.0 cr
WRIT 4995 - Technical Writing and Communication Capstone : 1.0 cr
LE (Diversity and Soc Justice US) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :1.0 cr