Basic Editing Skills

Basic Editing Skills
Editing theory and practice, emphasizing copyediting and basic line editing.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesELANG 223 & ELANG 322 & ELANG 325; or ELANG 322 & ELANG 325 & LING 201
 NoteStudents must be declared as Editing majors or minors before adding this class. Contact the Liberal Arts Advisement Center with any questions (801-422-3541).
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining ELANG 350
Course Outcomes: 

Copyediting Skills

Students demonstrate copyediting skills by using these skills to improve sample manuscripts in such areas as punctuation, spelling, grammar, usage, and sentence clarity.

Style and Usage Requirements

Students apply style and usage requirements with flexibility, customized to specific contexts and circumstances.

Empirical Methods

Students employ empirical methods to investigate patterns of style and usage and make editorial decisions.