Degrees in Tech Comm

Subject: Degrees in Tech Comm
From: "George F. Hayhoe" <gfhayhoe -at- SCESCAPE -dot- NET>
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 09:07:33 -0500

Two of the very best technical communicators I know have degrees in
medieval history and Russian.

Let's remember that most academic programs in tech comm are of relatively
recent vintage. In addition, a lot of very capable professionals have come
into technical communication as a second or subsequent career. The mix of
backgrounds in any tech comm group is one of the things that makes our
organizations so dynamic--and so intellectually stimulating. The membership
of this LISTSERV is an excellent example.

--George Hayhoe (gfhayhoe -at- scescape -dot- net)

George Hayhoe Associates
Voice: 803-642-2156
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