BA/BS in Communication: Professional and Technical Communication Track

Track Options in Professional and Technical Communication with a Journalism Option (24 credits)

Courses required for BA and BS are designated, a minimum of 3 designated courses required for each degree; Eng 352 or Eng 356 is required for the BS along with 2 other [BS]-designated courses. The journalism option requires at least 5 of the courses designated [J]. BA major may take up to 6 credits of literature to satisfy the non-required track electives total.

NJIT Courses:

  • [J/BA/BS] Com 325 Special Topics in Communication (with permission of program director)
  • [J/BA/BS] Com 351 Documentary Studies
  • [J/BA/BS] Com 352 Photojournalism
  • [BA/BS] Eng 333 Cybertext
  • [BS] Eng 347   Technical, Professional and Scientific Writing for Publication
  • [J/BA] Eng 349  Advanced Journalism Skills
  • [J/BA/BS] Eng 351  Online Journalism
  • [BS] Eng 352 Technical Writing
  • [BS] Eng 356 Technical Writing in Distributed Environments
  • Eng 364 Theory of Rhetoric
  • [BA] Eng 369 Creative Writing
  • [BS] Mgmt 350 Knowledge Management
  • STS 300 Legal Reasoning, Writing, and Technology
  • [BS] STS 304 Writing about Science, Technology and Society
  • STS 309 Advocacy and the Law
  • [BS] STS 310 Technology and Human Values
  • [J/BS] STS 316 Mass Communications, Technology and Culture
  • [BS] STS 342 Women in Technological Culture
  • [BS] STS 344 Communications Policy
  • [BS] STS 348 Esthetics and Modern Technology

Rutgers-Newark Courses:

  • [BS] 350:303 Writing for Business & Profession
  • [BA/BS] 350:306 Advanced Exposition
  • 350:310 English Grammar
  • [BA/BS] 350:375 Writing for Non-Fiction
  • [J/BA/BS] 350:391 Writing for Publication
  • [BA] 350:393 Studies in Literary Relations 1
  • [BA] 350:394 Studies in Literary Relations 2
  • [BA] 350:398 Literature & Protest
  • [J/BA/BS] 350:401 Advanced Writing 1
  • [J/BA/BS] 350:402 Advanced Writing 2
  • 350:411 Development of English Language
  • [BA] 350:417 Literary Criticism 1
  • [BA] 350:418 Literary Criticism 2
  • [BA] 350,461, 462 Creative Writing Fiction
  • [BA] 350:463, 464 Creative Writing Poetry
  • [J/BA/BS] 570:201   Journalism and Communications Media 1
  • [J] 570:337. Basic Reporting
  • [J] 570:338. Advanced Reporting
  • [J] 570:339. Investigative Reporting
  • [J/BS] 570:343. Public Relations Practices
  • [J] 570:344. Journalism, Ethics and the Law
  • [J] 570:348. Sports Reporting
  • [J] 570:385. Photojournalism
  • [J] 570:386. Television News Writing
  • [J] 570:387. Radio News Writing
  • [J/BA/BS] 570:346. Independent Study
  • [J/BA/BS] 965:202. Journalism and Communications Media 2
  • [J/BA/BS] 965:203 Introduction to Mass Media
  • [J/BA/BS] 965:253. Television and Society
  • [J] 965:304. Convergence: Television and the New Media
  • [J/BA/BS] 965:309. Imagery and Culture
  • [J] 965:402 Television News and Documentary Writing
  • [BA] 965:445 Drama Writing for Television

Other courses at NJIT and Rutgers Newark can be taken with the approval of the program director.