General Courses

SCI 6201 Scientific Writing (2 semester hours) Lectures and workshop on the principles of clear scientific exposition and the requirements for preparation of scientific papers for publication. Normally taken by students about to begin writing a thesis or dissertation. (P/F grading) (2-0) R
SCI 5300 Professional and Academic Communication (3 semester hours) Theory and practice of oral communication in professional and academic settings. Emphasis is on the application of communication theory to develop skills for natural sciences students. Topics include audience analysis, organization of presentations, using media to enhance messages, non-presentational professional communication situations.(3-0) R