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Technical Writing

Course Description

Students will learn to communicate factual information objectively for the practical use of a reader. Assignments will include determining audience needs, summarizing and classifying information, describing objects and explaining processes, and composing letters and reports for various purposes. Clear, precise and economical writing is emphasized. Technical Writing is writing from a "technical point of view" and is not limited to writing about "technical" subjects. (Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or higher in ENGL-121 or extensive experience in a specific technology and permission of instructor)