WRIT 461

Writing and Technical Communication Capstone

4 Undergraduate credits
Effective March 18, 2000 – Present

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This class provides a bridge between academic study and professional careers in writing or technical communication. Students assess and reflect on their academic study; research and write a non-fiction essay, produce a capstone project, and complete a writer's portfolio. Projects may focus on a wide range of topics, including writing-related careers.

Special information

Prerequisites: At least 24 credits in the Technical Communication and Professional Writing (TCPW) major, or instructor's consent.

Learning outcomes

General

  • Able to write and edit at an advanced level for an educated audience and for a specific purpose and situation.
  • Close reading of a variety of texts, including discussions of advanced theory.
  • Create a strategy for communicating potential contributions to a specific audience.
  • Demonstrate advanced critical thinking skills and application of theoretical issues of writing.
  • Demonstrate advanced project planning and project proposal skills.
  • Develop a new resume and professional portfolio of work.

Spring 2019

Section Title Instructor
01 Writing and Technical Communication Capstone Nerney, Br/Anderson, Ke Books Course details

Summer 2019

Section Title Instructor
21 Writing and Technical Communication Capstone Nerney, Br Books Course details

Spring 2020

Section Title Instructor
01 Writing and Technical Communication Capstone Nerney, Br/Menagarishvili, Ol Books Course details