Students work with their peers to establish a personal definition of professionalism in their respective fields; they will read, critically analyze, and discuss articles covering a wide variety of topics, including writing at work, intended audiences, navigating a difficult work environment or situation, and strategies for professional development. Class sessions in a discussion format, intended to be flexible and to directly support the changing needs of writing in the workplace. Students, along with their supervisors, will create their own learning objectives and evaluation tools. Students will write about their experiences at the end of term. Prereqs: ENGL 419 and ENGL 502 or ENGL 602. Minimum GPA 3.0 required for registration. FR/SO status students excluded. Not open to ENGL/Journalism or ENGL Teaching majors.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 695
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Additional Course Details:
ENGL 796 is the Capstone course for English:TBD majors.
Contact the listed instructor for permission to register in this course.
ENGL 796 may be taken for Capstone credit by general English majors. Pick up a Capstone Declaration Form in the main English office (HS 230F) if interested.