University of Wisconsin-Stout
The Bachelor of Science degree in Professional Communication and Emerging Media prepares students to enter a dynamic and growing profession. Demand is high for skilled communicators who can communicate clearly in all media.
The Professional Communication and Emerging Media program comprises professional core courses plus a concentration in Technical Communication, Applied Journalism, or Digital Humanities. Courses in the Professional Core include editing, writing for the Internet, critical and technical writing which prepare students to write clearly for a specific audience. Students also will achieve a solid background in intercultural communication, international technical communication and foreign language courses.
The concentration in Technical Communication supplies students with hands on experience in cutting-edge technologies such as usability design and content management systems. The profession of journalism is changing and the Applied Journalism concentration prepares students for the new journalism. The concentration in Digital Humanities gives students the skills to recognize trends in technology and understand how technology affects the ways people communicate, interact, and comprehend the world.
In each concentration, students attain real skills and a real world portfolio that will impress any hiring manager or graduate school. Students graduating with bachelor of science degree in Professional Communication and Emerging Media are valuable to a variety of employers. They work as technical writers, editors, journalists, web content managers, or in humanities computing.
The Master of Science in Technical and Professional Communication (MSTPC) is a fully online degree designed for working professionals:
Flexibility. The MSTPC can be completed around your schedule, whether you need to enroll part-time or full-time.
Quality Instruction. The MSTPC faculty have experience teaching in online environments, and the program is evaluated yearly to help ensure that students receive quality instruction. All of our classes are offered online, but several program courses offer both on-campus, face-to-face sections and online sections.Variety. The MSTPC offers a variety of courses including user-centered design, communication strategies for emerging media, project management, international technical communication, rhetorical theory, usability, and visual communication.
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