Information Session: BS in Technical Writing and Communication
What do technical communicators do? They explain things! Technical communicators are often tasked with explaining complex ideas to specific audiences through various means.
What are the top reasons to major in technical writing & communication?
1.) TWC majors are in demand and sought after by employers. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts technical communication as a career will grow faster than average over the next decade. And US News and World Report list “technical writer” in the top 100 jobs for 2020-2030!
2.) TWC pairs well with multiple majors and minors- including computer science, graphic design, biology, economics, political and environmental science, and more!
3.) Add a specialty area to your studies with one of our four sub-plans that interest you in your career path.
4.) Learn to apply historic and contemporary rhetorical concepts to the creation of deliverables that help audiences understand complex information.
5.) Practice using the latest digital writing technologies like DITA, markdown, HTML, and more!
6.) Our advisory board of alumni and industry professionals offers networking, mentorships, internships, and job opportunities.
Please register using the button above, or by visiting z.umn.edu/MeetTWC, and you will be sent a Zoom invitation.