Underlying principles and techniques for effective communications in business and professional settings. Emphasis on audience analysis, purpose, and organization of various types of letters, reports, and memoranda
Prerequisite: ENG 108 and several courses in the student’s major field.
Focus on writing and speaking situations in the student’s major field. Special attention is given to increasing sophistication in style, organization, development, and research strategies. Credits from this general education requirement are not counted toward the English major.
Offered: Fall, Winter, Summer
Prerequisite: ENG 108 and at least two courses in students’ major
Study of the development of the English language and an introduction to structural principles and current linguistic theories. Topics include phonetics, language origin and history, word structure, syntax, dialects, language in social interaction, grammar and usage for teachers.
Workshop-based, computer-enhanced examination of the theoretical principles and practical techniques for producing a variety of communications projects typically required by contemporary organizations.
Prerequisite: ENG 108 and several courses in the student’s major field