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Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: ENGL                                     Course Number: 313                                    
Course Title: Writing for Science and Technology
Subject: English
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course focuses on teaching students the skills needed to write scientific and technical documents such as reports, proposals, essays, and instruction manuals. Emphasis is on writing technical and scientific documents that are clear and free of jargon. Students will study scientific and technical rhetorical styles, the conventions of scientific and technical writing, and the languages and processes of scientific research. Students must write a major paper on a topic in science or technology.

Prerequisite: ENGL 120, ENGL 212, or permission of the department chair.
  
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  • 3 class hours.

  
Start Date:    08/31/2003                         End Date: