English Language Use and Structure
Analyze the structure and use of the English language to identify appropriate usage in specific contexts and assess the effectiveness of traditional usage rules.
Copyediting and Substantive Editing
Demonstrate copyediting and substantive editing skills and use these skills to improve manuscripts.
Demonstrate specialized skills and the perspective required by at least one specific editing genre (such as magazine publishing, technical communication, book publishing, scholarly publishing, or visual information design).
Publishing Industry and Processes
Use tools and processes that are part of the publishing business, such as software for, methods of, and ethical procedures relating to graphic design, printing technology, and income and expense management, and understand how these tools, methods, and ethical procedures have evolved over the history of publishing.