Technical Writing Minor-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Technical Writing Minor

The Technical Writing program prepares students to become technical writers, writers that design, write, and edit engineering, scientific, industrial, and government documents. These documents include reports, computer manuals, brochures, proposals, technical specifications, and educational and training materials.

View the Bachelor of Science in Technical Writing page to learn more about the faculty and the opportunities the program offers.

Minor Requirements

Interpretation and Argument
Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing
Two 300- or 400-level Writing courses
One Rhetoric/Language Studies course
One 200-level or above English Elective


To learn more about the requirements for a minor in Technical Writing, please contact the program director or see the current undergraduate course catalog.