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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Writing in Engineering


This course fulfills the University's Junior Year Writing Requirement for students in the College of Engineering. Students will be introduced to traditional technical and scientific writing forms, including outlines, summaries, mechanical and technical descriptions, extended technical definitions, research reports, and proposals. Grammar review, oral presentations and on-line research are significant components of this course. Students will also investigate ethics in engineering practice and research.
Course Details

Winter 2022


Dec 17, 2021 - Jan 24, 2022
Edward Cottrill
Prerequisite: ENGLWRIT 112 or 112H, or completion of the CW General Education requirement.
Base Cost: $1,446 ($482/credit)
Term Fee: $50
Start date: Dec 17, 2021
End date: Jan 24, 2022
Last day to add: Dec 23, 2021
Last day to drop: Dec 23, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Jan 07, 2022