2023-2025 Catalog

ENGL 202 Technical Writing

Introduction to effective technical writing. Emphasis placed on audience analysis, library and Internet research, components of technical literature, evaluation of sources, use of appropriate style guidelines, and writing an effective technical paper. Prerequisites: ENGL 101 (CS)




  1. Write appropriately for a targeted audience.
  2. Demonstrate college-level writing, formatting, and citation skills.
  3. Perform library and Internet research on various technical topics.
  4. Describe the key components of technical literature.
  5. Incorporate source material into effective technical writing.
  6. Differentiate credible sources from non-credible sources.
  7. Use guidelines for formatting and citing sources as appropriate for technical communication.
  8. Write an effective technical paper using appropriate guidelines for the specific type of technical document.