Technical Communication, BS
Bachelor of Science
Rapid advances in technology have increased the need to communicate complex technical information to diverse audiences and users. The IU Online Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication teaches you how to create a variety of resources that help others make sense of technology.
As a student in this program, you learn how to develop content for user manuals, online tech forums, websites, training materials, specifications, documentation, and more. You earn the experience and knowledge you need to join the professional field of technical writing and communication.
Your IU Online BS in Technical Communication prepares you for such careers as:
- Content developer
- Content writer
- Documentation specialist
- Information designer
- Information developer
- Manual writer
- Policy writer
- Technical communications specialist
- Technical communicator
- Technical illustrator
- Technical trainer
- Web writer
To earn the BS in Technical Communication, you must complete a total of 120 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:
- Technical communication and related courses (60 credit hours)
- Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics electives (18 credit hours)
- General education core courses (30 credit hours)
- Related electives (12 credit hours)
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