2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Feb 17, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENG 288 - Writing in the Professions

(2 credits)
A study of professional writing. In a writing workshop setting, students will learn to adjust style, tone and content to accomplish a definite purpose with an identified audience. They will also learn strategies for creating texts that are clear, concise and accurate. The course is especially useful for those whose career goals require facility in written communication, such as those studying marketing, public relations, advertising, management or law. All students will choose a professional to be their mentor on a writing project related to the career they are interested in. Students will also build a small portfolio of professional writing that includes letters, a memo, a resume and a research report.

Prerequisite: sophomore class standing.