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Course Descriptions

ENGL 107: Technical Writing

-Completion of ENGL 101 OR
-Permission of division dean
-Placement at college level reading

A study of the characteristics, concepts, and procedures involved in the preparation of scientific, technical, and industrial communications, providing models for and practice in writing descriptive, instructional, and analytical material, professional correspondence, and informal and formal reports. This course also includes attention to elements used to augment reports (illustrations, abstracts, summaries) and organizational patterns for oral and written presentations whose purpose and audience are clearly demarcated. Emphasis is upon current practice in professions and trades. 3 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.