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ENGL 301 Technical Writing

Study of the principles of written communication in general business and professional activities, and practice in the preparation of abstracts, proposals, reports, and correspondence. Not for credit towards the English Major or Minor.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: (Third-year standing and 3 credits from one of (a) 100-level ENGL or (b) 200-level ENGL or (c) ARTS 001 or (d) ASTU 100 or (e) ASTU 101 or (f) WRDS 150 or (g) WRDS 350. 6 credits of 100- and/or 200-level English courses is recommended. Prerequisites must be met by the first day of class or students will be withdrawn.)

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To take ENGL 301, students need to have 3rd-year standing and must have completed 6 credits of 1st year English, normally any two of ENGL 100, ENGL 110, ENGL 111, ENGL 112, ENGL 120, ENGL 121, ASTU 150/WRDS 150 or successful completion of the Arts One or Coordinated Arts Program.

This section of the course is ONLINE- distance education. All communication will be by email. It is your responsibility to ensure you have a valid email account so that you can be contacted with important information and updates. You can update your contact information through the Student Service Centre.

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NOTE #1: COMMERCE students may not take this course for credit toward their program.

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