Understand what makes writing usable or accessible for different types of readers Explain and describe specialized information for both technical and non-expert readers Develop visual design skills, including the use of graphics and page design Requirements Prerequisites: English and are prerequisites for these courses.
ENG Rhetorical Studies Explore the different ways people making meaning, what improves communication and understanding, and what hinders it. Regardless of what career you choose, or what technology innovations occur, you can always transfer these skills to your next job.
Courses in Professional Writing and Editing will help you make the most of your skills. In particular, Students in STEM disciplines and public health in particular will find that the Professional Writing Minor complements their major course of study with theoretically grounded, project-based coursework that helps them learn how to communicate their disciplines through writing.
Portfolio submission deadlines are November 1 for fall semester graduation, April 1 for spring semester graduation, or August 1 for summer graduation. At minimum, you will spend approximately hours each day writing emails to clients, supervisors, and co-workers.
Presents opportunities to practice composing the kinds of documents and deploying the design principles, rhetorical moves, digital tools, research skills, and writing strategies that define ethical, effective professional writing practice in the twenty-first century.