Course: Science Writing (SC-201-1) 

This course is designed for science majors to improve their communication skills in science, mainly the writing and reporting abilities. The course will emphasize comprehension and writing skills in science (biology and chemistry) through interpretation and analysis of scientific information from scientific journals, various writing assignments as well as oral and poster presentations. The course will also discuss methods in literature search, plagiarism and letter writing (CVs, cover letters, etc). Students will learn to develop effective writing techniques that are clear, concise and understandable yet compelling. Effective writing in science should prepare them for their professional writing needs in their future science careers. This is a writing intensive (W) course. Offered when there is sufficient demand. 2 credits

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