CMNS 1290
Introduction to Professional Writing (3,0,0)
Credits: 3
This course introduces students to the theories and practice of professional business and technical communication. Students learn basic writing techniques and practice editorial skills as these relate to business and technical writing. Elements of style, awareness of audience and clarity of purpose are stressed as integral aspects of effective writing and speaking. This course is non-program specific and to complement the foundations of academic composition.
Prerequisite: 3 credits of English (ENGL) or Communications (CMNS) or permission of the instructor