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ENGL 437. Topics in Professional Writing

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: Focus on a specific field within professional writing such as grant writing, social media writing, or strategies for digital content. Content varies.
Prerequisites: ENGL 191 or equivalent
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Develop a critical awareness of institutional and disciplinary frameworks
2. Describe research's relationship with institutional and social exigencies
3. Apply professional research methods to solve problems
4. Apply professional methods to create an effective written response appropriate for a particular purpose, audience, situation and authorial role.
5. Use rhetorical principles to understand and analyze cultural and social perspectives of language and technology to create effective texts
6. Apply theories, concepts and principles of rhetoric and writing to print, visual and digital texts, recognizing and creating genre forms
7. Develop an awareness of disciplinary frameworks, terminology, and critical issues relating to a specific professional field

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