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College of Applied Science and Technology
(formerly Summit College)

Composition and Technical Writing

Courses

2020:120 Writing and Editing (1 credit)

Examination of the editing process of writing.  Focuses on developing a clear, effective, and correct professional writing style appropriate for academic and business documents.  The online version of this course has met Quality Matters (QM) review standards.  For more information about QM, visit http://www.qmprogram.org/.

2020:121 English (3 credits)

English composition focused on inventive writing, essay structure, process, consideration of strength, source of evidence, and citation; and development options leading to persuasion and argument.  The online version of this course has met Quality Matters (QM) review standards.  For more information about QM, visit http://www.qmprogram.org/.

2020:222 Technical Report Writing (3 credits)
Prerequisite: 121, 3300:111 or equivalent.

Prepares student to write the types of reports most often required of technicians, engineers, and scientists. Includes types of reports, memoranda, and letters; techniques of research, documentation and oral presentations.

2020:224 Writing for Advertising (3 credits)
Prerequisite: 121, 3300:111 or equivalent.

Introduction to the copywriter's role in print advertising and collateral materials. Study of advertising language; practice in writing advertisements, brochures, sales letters. Includes writing for a portfolio.  The online version of this course has met Quality Matters (QM) review standards.  For more information about QM, visit http://www.qmprogram.org/.

2020:226 Electronic Reference Resources in the Computer Age (3 credits)
Prerequisite: 121, 3300:111 or equivalent.

Designed for individuals to broaden their scope and understanding of various electronic research techniques. Study, evaluation and use of current emerging technologies will be examined.

2020:227 Writing for the World Wide Web (3 credits)
Prerequisite: 121 or equivalent, familiarity with Internet (or attend Computer Center training seminar), knowledge of word processing software.

Introductory course examines spoken and written contexts merging into one "writing space"; provides writing theory and practice for effective e-mail, newsgroups, chat, and website writing.

2020:290 Special Topics: Associate Studies (1-4 credits) (May be repeated with a change in topic.)
Prerequisite: permission.

Selected topics on subject areas of interest in associate studies.

Faculty Directory

This certification mark recognizes that the following on-line courses:
English 121
Writing for Advertising
Writing and Edition
have met Quality Matters review standards.
For more information about Quality Matters (QM), visit the QM Web site at: http://www.qmprogram.org/.



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