EN 171 Intro to Technical Writing

This course is designed to introduce students to the techniques and styles of technical writing, with special attention to the use of visuals and to some basic principles of formatting and design for technical documents. Students examine and write the following: short reports, definitions, technical descriptions, instructions, abstracts, process explanations, proposals, letters and resumes. Prerequisite: C or better in EN 111. Contact Hours: (3,0)