Austin Community College Business & Technical Communications Courses

The following links take you to catalog descriptions, master syllabi, animated tours, and online versions of these courses (which will give you a good idea about the contents and organization of these courses).

Please be aware that this program provides greater flexibility of course selection than the degree and certificate plans indicate. Contact the department chair for details. Use the following links to see how the courses listed on this page fit in the degrees and certificates:

The following courses are offered on a regular yearly rotation. CE refers to Continuing Education. CE courses receive standard letter grades; tuition is the same no matter where you live.

Introductory Courses
Credit number
CE number
Course title: credit title/CE title Catalog description Master syllabus Example schedule
ENGL 2311
ETWR 1002
Technical and Business Writing

Special Topics in English Technical and Business Writing
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 1372
ETWR 1072
Grammar and Style

Grammar and Style for the Technical Writer
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent


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Business & Government Courses
Credit number
CE number
Course title: credit title/CE title Catalog description Master syllabus Example schedule
ETWR 1373
ETWR 1073
Government and Business Correspondence

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 1376
ETWR 1076
Grant Proposals and Business Plans

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 1378
ETWR 1078
Administrative Policy Writing

Policy Writing for Government and Business Administrators
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 1391 Special Topics: Technical Communicators: Careers and Professionalism

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2375
ETWR 2075
Writing Statistics for Information Specialists
Changing to Communicating Data and Statistical Information
(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2377 Advanced Business Communication Catalog Master Syllabus
(This course will be ready August 22, 2011.)
Recent


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Courses for Online Information Development
Credit number
CE number
Course title: credit title/CE title Catalog description Master syllabus Example schedule
ETWR 2374

ETWR 2074
Online Helps and Help-Authoring Tools

Online Helps and Help-Authoring Tools for Technical Writers
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2473
ETWR 2073
XHTML and CSS for Information Specialists

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2478
ETWR 2078
XML and DITA for Structured Authoring

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2479
ETWR 2079
Collaborative Wikis for Information Development
Changing to
Web-Based Content Management Systems
(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent


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Process and Support Courses
Credit number
CE number
Course title: credit title/CE title Catalog description Master syllabus Example schedule
ETWR 1374
ETWR 1074
Graphics for Business, Government and Technical Information

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2470
ETWR ???
Multimedia for Technical Communication

(same)
Under development; awaiting approval Notes Not available
ETWR 1377
ETWR 1077
Indexing and Document Control

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2379
POFT 1007
Editing Government, Business, and Technical Information

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2477
ETWR 2077
Documentation Process and Content Management

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent


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Technical Publishing Courses
Credit number
CE number
Course title: credit title/CE title Catalog description Master syllabus Example schedule
ETWR 2472
ETWR 2072
Technical Publishing with Adobe FrameMaker

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2471
ETWR 2071
Technical Publishing with Adobe InDesign

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Not available
ETWR 2476
ETWR 2076
Technical Publishing with MS Word

(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Recent
ETWR 2370
ETWR 2070
Fundamentals of Digital Publishing (E-books)
(same)
Under development; awaiting approval Notes Not available


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Social Media Courses
Credit number
CE number
Course title: credit title/CE title Catalog description Master syllabus Example schedule
ETWR 1471
ETWR 1071
Social Media Tools I: Design and Implementation
(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Not available
ETWR 1472
ETWR 1075
Social Media Tools II: Monitoring and Analysis
(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Not available
ETWR 1474
ETWR 1074
Emerging Technologies in Social Networking
(same)
Catalog Master Syllabus Not available
ETWR 1370
ETWR 1070
Social Media Law & Ethics
(same)
Under development; awaiting approval Notes Not available
ETWR 2376
BTCM 2076
WordPress CMS-Based Websites and Blogs Catalog Master Syllabus Recent


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Career Development Courses
Credit number
CE number
Course title: credit title/CE title Catalog description Master syllabus Example schedule
ETWR 1379
ETWR 1079
Technical Communicators: Careers and Professionalism
(same)
Catalog Not available Not available
—— Special Topics: Engl Tech & Bus Writing Catalog Master Syllabus Not applicable
ETWR 2364
——
Practicum/Field Experience - Engl Tech & Bus Writing Catalog Master Syllabus Not applicable
—— Capstone Portfolio Review
——
Not applicable Description Not applicable


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