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ENG - English

ENG 205


(3.00 CR.)

*Prerequisite ENG 111 or equivalent. Prepares business and technical communicators to edit self-generated writings as well as writings prepared by others, including individual or collaborative authors. Teaches students to make editorial content decisions, verify information and copyright compliance, adapt and design formats for audience and purpose, and edit the work of several authors into a seamless final product. Covers basic proofreading and editing skills. Lecture 3 hours per week.