Writing (WRIT)

WRIT 095. Developmental Writing. 3 Credits.

This course is intended for students who are not fully prepared to meet college writing expectations. Activity requirements may differ from one student to another because of differences in developmental needs. However, all students will be expected to write and revise essays, of varied length, from various prompts. To complete Developmental Writing satisfactorily, students must demonstrate the ability to write a persuasive essay. Placement will be by University System Writing Assessment, ACT or SAT examination. Students who make progress but do not complete all requirements in their first semester will receive a grade of In Progress (IP) and may be repeated as necessary. Formerly ENGL 098.

WRIT 101. College Writing I. 3 Credits.

Emphasizes argumentation and research writing. Students will write at least six essays and a significant research paper including a thorough bibliography. Students will be introduced to library research methods, the avoidance of plagiarism, and formal documentation. Prerequisite: Completion of WRIT 095 or in accordance with Board of Regents Policy 301.16. See page 6 of this catalog. Formerly ENGL 112.

WRIT 104. Workplace Communications. 2 Credits.

This course introduces students to written and oral communication required in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on basic written formats commonly used in workplace environments such as workplace incident summaries, letters, memos, and brief reports. Students also gain experience in writing application letters, resumes, follow-up letters, as well as interviews.

WRIT 108. Elementary Technical Writing. 3 Credits.

This course is intended to meet the needs of Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) students and Certificate of Applied Science (C.A.S.) who do not plan to transfer to other degree programs or institutions. Elementary Technical Writing is designed to introduce students to common forms of work related writing, such as memoranda, letters, reports, and proposals. Formerly ENGL 108 Students Please Note: This course may be used to satisfy degree and graduation requirements in Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) and Certificate of Applied Science (C.A.S.) degree; however, it cannot be used to satisfy any degree or graduation requirement for an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Bachelor of Arts, or Bachelor of Science degree.

WRIT 191. Special Topics. 12 Credits.

WRIT 192. Independent Study. 12 Credits.

WRIT 291. Special Topics. 12 Credits.

WRIT 292. Independent Study. 12 Credits.

WRIT 305. Advanced Essay Writing. 3 Credits.

Practice in expository writing for advanced students. Prerequisite: WRIT 101. Formerly ENGL 305.

WRIT 338. Public Relations Writing. 3 Credits.

Practice in writing public relations materials such as brochures, background pieces, speeches, newsletters, and press releases. Formerly ENGL 338.

WRIT 350. Technical Editing. 3 Credits.

Guided practice in the writing and editing on documented technical communications, focusing on the composition, revision, and interpersonal communication skills needed by effective writers and editors. Prerequisite: WRIT 101. Formerly ENGL 366.

WRIT 391. Special Topics. 12 Credits.

WRIT 392. Independent Study. 12 Credits.

WRIT 491. Special Topics. 12 Credits.

WRIT 492. Independent Study. 12 Credits.