MSU Billings Catalog

WRIT - Writing

WRIT 095 Developmental Writing. 3 Credits

Reviews basic grammar with emphasis on sentence structure and mechanics. Also presents basic writing considerations, especially paragraph organization and development of the multi-paragraph essay. Placement by student’s request or by results of Writing Placement Test, SAT, or ACT and by faculty recommendation. Credits do not apply toward graduation requirements and do not fulfill General Education requirements. Credits not applicable to English major or minor. However, the credits do count towards enrollment status for financial aid.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: General Education - COT

WRIT 104 Workplace Communications. 3 Credits

Designed to teach students the fundamentals of the English language including grammar, spelling, punctuation, and word usage, with emphasis on applying these skills in written communication for the work world.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: General Education - COT

WRIT 121 Intro to Technical Writing. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Spring

Prerequisite(s): WRIT 095 or WRIT 104 or qualifying score on placement exam.

Introduces the student to the creation and evaluation of several kinds of written and oral technical communication.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: General Education - COT

WRIT 122 Intro to Business Writing. 3 Credits

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Satisfactory completion of WRIT 095 or WRIT 104 or qualifying score on the placement exam.

Provides instruction in the preparation of business memos, letters, reports, oral presentations, and computer assisted writing in business contexts.

Lecture Hours 3

Department: General Education - COT