Minor in Technical Communication

LMC provides minors in Film and Media Studies, Performance Studies, Science Fiction Studies, and Technical Communication. The School also co-sponsors minors in East Asian Studies; Health, Medicine, and Society; Science, Technology, and Society; and, Women, Science, and Technology.

Students wishing to pursue any of these minors should consult LMC director or associate director of undergraduate studies for detailed information concerning requirements. Courses for all minors are selected from "Courses of Instruction."

LMC also sponsors a series of certificate programs in American Literature and Culture, Film Studies, and Literary and Cultural Studies. Students should consult the LMC director or associate director of undergraduate studies for detailed information on requirements. The courses for these certificates are among those listed in "Courses of Instruction," and all fulfill humanities requirements.

LMC and the School of History and Sociology also cooperate in providing a certificate in African American Studies. Students should consult either school for detailed information concerning requirements. Courses for this certificate are selected from among those listed in "Courses of Instruction."

  • All courses counting toward the minor must be taken on a letter-grade basis and completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better.
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours of Special Topics courses may be included in this minor program or the student may complete 3 credit hours of Special Topics and 3 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research. Students may not use 6 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research for this minor.
  • A maximum of 3 credit hours of transfer credit may be used to satisfy the course requirements for this minor. This includes courses taken at another institution or credit earned through the AP or IB program, assuming the scores meet Georgia Tech minimum standards.
  • It is the major advisor’s responsibility to verify that students are using only courses from the designated block(s) from the student’s major field of study that are allowed to satisfy a minor program, that they are not using any Core Area A-E courses (including humanities and social sciences), and that they are not using any courses for more than one minor or certificate. Any free elective course used to satisfy the course requirements of the student’s major degree program may also be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor.

Minor Program of Study & Guidelines