May 24, 2019  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

WRTC 458. Scientific and Medical Communication


3.00
Introduction to the context and use of language in scientific and medical disciplines. Emphasis is placed on understanding the rhetorical nature of scientific discourse. Primary topics include examining different forms of scientific and medical writing in traditional and digital contexts; the nature of communication within professional communities; and, composing texts for general readers. Prerequisite: WRTC 200  and WRTC 201  or permission of instructor