Reference Table for Technical Communications

RU Exception Guide
Double Degree
Postbac Students

Composition and Writing
Areas of Knowledge
Math and Science
Major Core Courses
Technical/Analytical Courses
Approved Electives
Society and Technology
GPA in Major

 

 

REQUIREMENT

PSNAME

WHAT YOU CAN DO

RU EXCEPTION: FIELDS TO USE

UNIVERSITY

Double degree

UNIVHOURS

Have DARS require 225 credits

REQHRS: +45

GENERAL EDUCATION

COMPOSITION AND WRITING

12 credits (auto-waives 1 credit of the second comp course) TC-WRITING Waive more credit REQHRS: - #
1 composition course from the approved list TC-COMP Allow a course not on the list COURSE:
NOTE: WWU 4-credit courses may satisfy this 5-credit requirement. (If you make this waiver and the student's second comp course is 4-cr, then you must waive one from
TC-WRITING also.)
REQHRS: - 1
TC-COMP4.5 Allow a 4.5-cr course not on the list COURSE:
1 course: T C 231 TC-231 Allow another course COURSE:
Waive the course REQSRQ/REQCT: - 1
4 credits in addl comp from the approved lists MORE-COMP Allow another course COURSE:
Waive credit REQHRS: - #

I&S/ADDITIONAL AoK COURSES

30 credits TC-AOK Waive credit REQHRS:
VLPA: 10 Credits TC-VLPA Waive credit (postbac students only!) REQHRS: - #
I&S:  10 Credits TC-I&S Waive credit (postbac students only!) REQHRS: - #

If an NW/I&S course is placed in I&S when it should be used in a science requirement

TC-I&S-R

(If this happens, it will most likely be with ENVIR courses)

Move course

COURSE:

The course may appear in "additional AoKs."

TC-AOK-R

Move course

COURSE:

DEPARTMENTAL

MATH and SCIENCE

15 credits of MATH

TC-15

Waive credit

REQHRS: -1

Allow course not on list

COURSE:

TC-15-R

Block/Remove course

COURSE:

5 credits from approved natural science course list

TC-5-R

Block/Remove course

COURSE:

TC-5

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive credit

REQHRS: -1

Either "approved" or non-approved NW courses appear in the following. The latter are limited to 10 cr.

10 credits natural science

TC-10-R

Block/Remove course

COURSE:

TC-10

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive credit

REQHRS: -1

20 credits natural science and/or math lists

TC-20-R

Block/Remove course

COURSE:

LIMIT

Allow different course to count toward the "pot" of 10 unapproved sci**

COURSE:

NO-LIMIT

Allow different course as "approved nat sci"

COURSE:

TC-20MORE

Waive credit

REQHRS: -1

** To allow a non-NW course into the pot of 10, you must also do a CS exception. Fill in COURSE and AC1: 7

MAJOR CORE

T C 310

TC310

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive the course

REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

T C 400

TC400

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive the course

REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

T C 401

TC401

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive the course

REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

T C 402

TC402

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive the course

REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

T C 403

TC403

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive the course

REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

T C 407

TC407

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive the course

REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

T C 411

TC411

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive the course

REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

T C 412 TC412 Allow different course COURSE:
Waive the course REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

T C 437

TC437

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive the course

REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

T C 493

TC493

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive the course

REQSRQ/REQCT: -1

3 Credits of T C 495

TC495

Allow different course

COURSE:

Waive credit

REQHRS: -1

TECHNICAL / ANALYTICAL

12 Credits TC-TECH Waive credit REQHRS: -1
CSE 142 or PHIL 120 TA-REQ Allow different course COURSE:
Waive a course REQSRQ/REQCT: -1
Other courses to reach 12 credits TA-ELECT Allow different course COURSE:

APPROVED ELECTIVES

24/19 Credits, depending on qtr of entry

TC-ELECTIVES

Waive credit

REQHRS: -1

Approved list of courses

TC-ELECT

Allow different course

COURSE:

TC-ELECT-R

Block/Remove a course

COURSE:

T C 499

TC499-5CR

Allow more

MAXHRS: +#

T C 497

TC497-10CR

Allow more MAXHRS: +#

SOCIETY & TECHNOLOGY (CAN SHARE COURSES WITH OTHER REQS)

One from approved list

TC-SOCTECH

Waive the course

VAL: -1

TCSOCTECH

Allow different course

COURSE:

GPA

2.00 TC-GPA-R Remove a course from the calculation COURSE: