Professional and Technical Communication (Minor)

With this minor, students learn the core competencies needed to produce strong professional and technical communication—skills that can be utilized in a variety of careers.

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This minor will enhance your marketability as a job candidate in a variety of fields. Students work on the design, writing, and revising of reports, articles, manuals, procedures, and proposals, including the use of graphics. Works by modern writers are also analyzed.

Program Overview

Strong communication skills will enhance your marketability as a job candidate in virtually all fields. With this minor, students learn to design, write, and revise materials such as reports, articles, manuals, procedures, and proposals, including those with graphics.

Career Opportunities

This minor is a great supplement to a diverse array of Illinois Tech majors. Potential career options with this expertise include:

  • Technical writer
  • Editor
  • Professional writer

Students are required to take 15 credit hours of coursework.

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Students who wish to declare a minor should email ugaa@iit.edu with their name, student ID number, and intended minor. Not all minors are applicable to all majors.