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Program Sample Plan

Program name: Technical Writing and Communication B.S.
Sub-plan: Legal Discourse and Public Policy
Sample Plan: Legal Discourse and Public Policy
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: 15.0 cr
CLA 1001: First Year Experience I 1.0 cr
Freshman Composition :4.0 cr
WRIT 1001 - The Art of Explaining Things: Introduction to Technical Writing and Communication : 3.0 cr
LE (Biological Sciences) :4.0 cr
LE (Environment) :3.0 cr
Year 1 - Spring Semester: 13.0 cr
CLA 1002: First Year Experience II 1.0 cr
LE (Mathematical Thinking) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 2 - Fall Semester: 16.0 cr
WRIT 3102W - Public Writing : 3.0 cr : CIV, WI
POL 3309 - U.S. Supreme Court Decision-Making, Process, and Politics : 3.0 cr
LE (Historical Perspectives) :3.0 cr
LE (Literature) :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
CLA 3002 - Career Kickstarter: Finding Internships and Other Career-Related Experiences 1.0 cr
Year 2 - Spring Semester: 16.0 cr
WRIT 3221W - Communication Modes and Methods : 3.0 cr : WI
WRIT 3244W - Critical Literacies: How Words Change the World : 3.0 cr : AH, DSJ, WI
SOC 3101 - Sociological Perspectives on the Criminal Justice System : 3.0 cr : CIV
LE (Physical Sciences) :4.0 cr
LE (Social Sciences) :3.0 cr
Year 3 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
WRIT 3562W - Technical and Professional Writing : 4.0 cr : WI
WRIT 3577W - Rhetoric, Technology, and the Internet : 3.0 cr : TS, WI
POL 3225 - American Political Thought : 3.0 cr : CIV
GWSS 3415 - Feminist Perspectives on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault : 3.0 cr : DSJ
Elective :2.0 cr
Year 3 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
WRIT 3441 - Editing, Critique, and Style : 3.0 cr
WRIT 3701W - Rhetorical Theory for Writing Studies : 3.0 cr : WI
POL 3309 - U.S. Supreme Court Decision-Making, Process, and Politics : 3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Fall Semester: 15.0 cr
WRIT 3671 - Visual Rhetoric and Document Design : 3.0 cr
WRIT 4431W - Science, Technology, and the Law : 3.0 cr : CIV, WI
WRIT 4501 - Usability and Human Factors in Technical Communication : 3.0 cr
WRIT 4662W - Writing With Digital Technologies : 3.0 cr : WI
Elective :3.0 cr
Year 4 - Spring Semester: 15.0 cr
WRIT 4999 - Technical Writing and Communication Capstone : 3.0 cr
WRIT 3896 : Internship in Technical Writing and Communication 3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr
Elective :3.0 cr