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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


November 16, 2006

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curricular actions. Please forward any comments or concerns in the next 10 days to the AAC chair, Teri Doerksen, G04C Belknap Hall, ext. 4588.

Curricular Action Notice: English

New Course Request: ENG 3375 Professional Writing

Purpose and Nature of Course:

To provide students with instruction in writing for professional contexts.

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

This course teaches students to write for various purposes in professional contexts. Particular attention will be paid to issues of audience awareness and style. Students will write texts for various contexts, including, but not limited to, letters, resumes, memos, press releases, reports, analyses, and grants. Prerequisite: ENG 1112.

New Course Request: ENG 4495 English Internship

Purpose and nature of course:

To provide English majors with a means to earn credit for internships that will give them professional work experience and further develop English program-related skills such as writing and editing.

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):

ENG 4495 INTERNSHIP 6 - 12 cr.
Offers practical work experience and the opportunity to apply and further develop skills such as writing and editing in a variety of professional settings. May be taken for six through twelve credits. No more than six credits count toward the major. Prerequisite: Permission of the department chairperson and supervising faculty member.


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