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WRT 410 Editing and Style

Summer

This course introduces students to the fields of prose style, copy editing, and comprehensive editing within the context of professional writing. The course will teach students how to become aware of stylistic choices and effects, including those manifested by figures of speech, in writing as well as effective editors. Students will gain the ability to develop objectives for style and editing, to work with and substantially improve texts and visuals in both print and digital contexts, and to establish and maintain relationships with authors and others involved in the production of documents. Prerequisite: FCO 105   

3 credit hours