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Could I become a technical writer with a major in physics and a minor in English?

Or I might do a double major with both. In what does a technical writer typically major?

Asked By: Lex - 2/9/2010
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English as a major is about analyzing other people's writing (literature) and not so much about writing. That's probably not what you want but is better than none. Journalism is another that's better than none but not exactly what you're looking for... More
Answered By: CoachT - 2/9/2010
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That depends a lot on the school you go to and its curriculum. Talk to your minor adviser or contact the English department, but they may have specialized classes you can take to learn more about technical writing instead of all of the lit classes most English majors take... More
Answered By: lissa6997 - 2/9/2010
 
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