RHET 321/3230 - Technical Communication (3 cr.)
or equivalent; junior standing or instructor approval; science and engineering majors or instructor approval.
This course develops the knowledge and skills to produce technical documents that meet professional and ethical standards required by technical fields and professions. It focuses on both the rhetorical and workplace problems that are addressed by writers, such as audience, exigency and purpose, and workplace constraints. Throughout the course, students will analyze and discuss recent areas of concern in the field technical communication, as well as produce documents in various technical genres, including proposals and formal reports.
Offered in fall, spring and occasionally in summer.
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