Fall 2020 Courses

ENGL 203: Introduction To Research For Professional Writers

Introduction to research sources and methods useful for professional writers, including electronic resources. Focus on collecting print and online information, interviewing, surveying, and conducting observations; and on evaluating, summarizing, analyzing, and reporting research.

ENGL 306: Introduction To Professional Writing

Development of skill in analyzing rhetorical situations in the workplace. Practice in planning, writing, evaluating, and revising a variety of documents typical of those used in the arts and industry.

ENGL 309: Digital Design and Publishing

The development of the ability to write and design documents using electronic publishing technologies. Students will receive instruction in writing, graphics, and publishing software and will write, design, produce, and critique a number of publications.

ENGL 419: Multimedia Writing

Multimedia writing for networked contexts. Emphasizes principles, and practices of multimedia design, implementation, and publishing. Typical genres include Web sites, interactive media, digital video, visual presentations, visual argument, and user documentation.

ENGL 420: Business Writing

Workplace writing in networked environments for management contexts. Emphasizes organizational context, project planning, document management, ethics, research, team writing. Typical genres include management memos, reports, letters, e-mail, resumes (print and online), oral presentations.

ENGL 421: Technical Writing

Workplace writing in networked environments for technical contexts. Emphasizes context and user analysis, data analysis/display, project planning, document management, usability, ethics, research, team writing. Typical genres include technical reports, memos, documentation, Web sites.

ENGL 422: Writing For The Health And Human Sciences

This course applies rhetorical principles to writing in health, hospitality, nutrition, nursing and related fields in the Health and Human Sciences.

ENGL 424: Writing For High Technology Industries

English 424 introduces students to the planning, production, and evaluation of software documentation and other writing tasks common to high tech environments. With a focus on user experience and usability testing, students will be able to study and implement writing solutions for users of an array of technological products and services.

ENGL 515: Advanced Professional Writing

A special topics course in advanced concepts for professional writing. Past course topics have included project management, crisis communications, digital production, and more.