Dec 09, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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WSC 050 - Scientific Writing

Semester Hours: 3
A critical writing workshop that examines the use of language in scientific and technical settings. Students will develop their critical and scientific reasoning skills and apply them to writing projects. Each student will produce at least one multi-part project in a structured format including an introduction, methods, results, and discussion. Students will learn to clearly explain data, discuss them in the context of existing knowledge, and draw reasonable conclusions. Writing projects will include text-based assignments and work in visual formats such as poster layouts or PowerPoint slides. The use of other appropriate media (e.g., blogging platforms or annotation software) may be included.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
WSC 001  or permission of the instructor.  Does not fulfill AA/CP/LT or general humanities distribution requirements. (Formerly Scientific Communication.)

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