Apr 16, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Academic Catalog 2023-2024
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SCI 280 - Technical Writing in Science


2 credit(s)
Technical writing course that guides science majors through the various genres of technical writing. Special focus is placed on the writing process and developing habits for revision. Class assignments take both a multimodal and collaborative approach, focusing on group dynamics and peer review as an element of drafting clear, audience-driven documents in business, government, and industry. Discussion topics include discourse communities, audience, professional research, online reputation management, interview skills, and ethics. Documents and assignments range from job application materials, correspondence and email, progress reports, proposals, formal reports, and presentations.



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