Technical and Scientific Communication

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Course No: ENGL.2260-061; SIS Class Nbr: 8294

Course Description

Studies the theory and practice of letters, memoranda, reports and oral presentations on specific scientific and technical problems.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: ENGL.1020 pre-req
  • Special Notes: Students may not receive credit for both ENGL.2240 and ENGL.2260; Students will learn about scientific and technical communication by engaging with lab reports, step-by-step instructions, technical manuals and so forth. This course gives students the opportunity to write two chapters in a technical manual by the end of the course. These chapters will include step-by-step instructions on how to fix, prepare, create, or describe a function or process related to a specific individual project.
  • Section Notes: P: ENGL.1020
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Katherine M Mcisaac
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 01
  • Chat Hours: Wed 6-7pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1125
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: B.S. in Applied Mathematics, Contemporary Communications Certificate, B.L.A. in Liberal Arts, B.S. in Mathematics, B.S. in Mathematics: Statistics Concentration, B.S. in Mathematics: Teacher Concentration, B.A. in Mathematics, B.A. in English, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology, B.S. in Information Technology: Business Minor Option

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