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Active as of Fall Semester 2014

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Practical Writing

2. Course Prefix & Number:
ENGL 1422

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

Students will learn to structure professional correspondence, including memos, letters, executive summaries and e-mails.  Longer reports will include proposals, mechanism reports, and multi-step, collaborative reports.  Students will learn to represent information for different audiences, such as co-workers, the public and upper-level administration, and they will use media such as power point presentations to enhance their messages.  Because writing is often collaborative, the course will emphasize working in groups, treating group members ethically, developing time lines for projects and dividing work within the group.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Writing Introductory College Level or Writing College Level CLC or Writing College Level or Writing Honors College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

ENGL 1422 - Practical Writing

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

ENGL 1422 - Practical Writing

There are no corequisites for this course.