Technical and Business Writing
Credit Number: ENGL 2311
CE Number: ETWR 1002
Course Description: Principles, techniques, and skills needed to conduct scientific, technical, or business writing. Instruction in the writing of reports, letters, and other exercises applicable to a wide range of disciplines and careers. Emphasis on clarity, conciseness, and accuracy of expression. Research techniques, information design, effective use of graphics, and preparation and presentation of oral reports will be covered. Students planning to transfer to a 4-year university should take ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 to satisfy Core Curriculum requirements for English Rhetoric/Composition. Workforce education programs require either ENGL 2311 or ENGL 1301 for the General Education requirement. Students should consult the college catalog or an advisor to determine which course is required by their degree plan.
For more information, see the master syllabus.
Grammar and Style
Credit Number: ETWR 1372
CE Number: ETWR 1072
Course Description: A study of the principles of an effective professional or technical style, stressing clarity, exactness, and readability. Topics include a review of grammar and punctuation, an introduction to copy editing, and editing and revision skills.
For more information, see the master syllabus or view a sample syllabus.