ENGL 202 Technical Communication*

This course is an overview and practice of the principles and applications of technical communication for those students who expect to write on the job. Assignments are related to each student’s background and field of interest. Topics include letters, instructions, reports, and technical presentations, as well as audience analysis, the writing process, graphics, document design, and the ethics of technical communication. This course is especially appropriate for science, engineering, business, and pre-professional majors.

Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisite

ENGL 101

ENGL 202Technical Communication*

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I. General Information

Department

English, Languages, and Philosophy

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

48

Prerequisite Narrative

ENGL 101

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course is an overview and practice of the principles and applications of technical communication for those students who expect to write on the job. Assignments are related to each student’s background and field of interest. Topics include letters, instructions, reports, and technical presentations, as well as audience analysis, the writing process, graphics, document design, and the ethics of technical communication. This course is especially appropriate for science, engineering, business, and pre-professional majors.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Become familiar with the kinds of writing common in the workplace. Understand theories that inform professional communication. Write effective documents. Gain experience working collaboratively. Gain experience using the Internet as a resource and a communication medium.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies