College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

B.A. English (Technical Writing)


Technical Writing

North Carolina A&T has the distinction of being the only HBCU to offer a four-year program leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in Technical Writing. The Technical Writing concentration focuses on teaching students to write and edit documents such as technical reports, software documentation, instructional manuals, patient care literature, employee publications, proposals, and web pages. Upon graduation, students are prepared for writing careers in technology, industry, government, health care, and business. The degree also prepares them for careers in teaching or law. In addition to classroom studies, each student is required to obtain an internship and to participate in:

  • Seminars and Workshops
  • Annual Technical Writing Fair

For more information contact:
Dr. Kimberly C. Harper, Program Director
Technical Writing Program, General Classroom Building A-449
Telephone: 336-285-3518


Minor in English

The minor in English consists of 18 semester hours of English (ENGL) courses.

  • ENGL 220 English Literature I or ENGL 221 English Literature II
  • ENGL 333 African-American Literature I or ENGL 334 African-American Literature II
  • ENGL 430 American Literature I or ENGL 431 American Literature II
  • Nine (9) hours of any 200 or above level English course
  • Request for Minor Form 
  • Curriculum Guide

All courses counting toward the minor must have a grade of "C" or better. A student must complete at least 24 hours of academic credits before declaring a minor and must have a minimum GPA of 2.0. A student may not have more than two (2) minors.