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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 204 - Professional and Technical Writing

3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded or pass/fail
Course can be counted for credit once

Technical writing is a dynamic and vibrant sub-field in English studies and it illustrates the same general rhetorical principles studies in composition, journalism, and literature. On our way to understanding technical writing we will analyze technical documents and the ways in which these documents create particular worlds for users. We will compose technical genres with specific attention to the needs of audiences and institutions. We will also interrogate technical writing from similar humanistic perspectives that apply to creative writing and journalism. Time will also be spent paying attention to document design and usability. this course will enhance your abilities to function in workplace contexts.

Enrollment Requirements:
Prerequisites: ENGL 101  and ENGL 102 .