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Fall 2021
May 17,2022
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SCIN 435 - WRITING ABOUT SCIENCE
The course is a practicum in which students will use a variety of means to communicate contemporary issues in science and technology to an informed citizenry. These will include short oral expositions, new briefs, weekly bulletins, short articles, and book reviews. Students will become familiar with the opportunities for writing about science, the obstacles which shape that writing, and the techniques commonly accepted among science writers and journalists as being effective in writing about science. This course is the capstone course for the Integrated Science Studies major. It fulfills Category 7 of the Writing and Journalism concentrations of the Communications Arts major. It may fulfill electives in other TAS majors -- check with your program. It is a Writing Intensive course.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course

Interdisciplinary Studies Department

Course Attributes:
WRITING INTENSIVE

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior
      Junior

Prerequisites:
FOR SCIN 435

General Requirements:
Course or Test: CRWT 102
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.
and

Course Attribute: GSCX
May not be taken concurrently.  )
and
Course or Test: COMM 304
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: COMM 307
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: COMM 311
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: COMM 320
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: COMM 324
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or

Course Attribute: TSCP
May not be taken concurrently. )


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