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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Technical Writing Fundamentals

2. Course Prefix & Number:
ENGL 1521

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 1

Lecture Hours: 1

Lab Hours: 0

Internship Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

This course offers students the opportunity to study the technical writing process and practice in preparation for reading, understanding, communicating, and generating the most common technical writing in the workplace. The course will utilize the writing process focusing on audience, purpose, and method in order to generate documents such as instructions, reports, inventories, flow charts, and intra- and inter-office communications that are technical in nature. The course will also include acquiring from and adding to workplace-specific texts such as blueprints, technical diagrams, wiring diagrams, technical bulletins depending on the student population.

5. Placement Tests Required:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

ENGL 1521 - Technical Writing Fundamentals

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

ENGL 1521 - Technical Writing Fundamentals

There are no corequisites for this course.