MSCS1021: Technical Writing and Analysis for Computer Scientists Part I: Fundamentals

Credits 3
In this intensive-writing course, students will learn the proper development of white papers, technical papers, technical proposals, and presentations including how to research technical material using online databases and resources. Students will also learn proper citation methodologies including APA 7.0 and how to avoid plagiarism. The final project will include a technical proposal, a white paper resulting from proposal research, and a technical computer science-based presentation, all with proper citations in the APA 7.0 format. Throughout the course, students will be introduced to industry standard technical and computer science terminology as well as an extensive collection of seminal computer science papers.