Apr 19, 2024  
2023-24 Western Washington University Catalog 
    
2023-24 Western Washington University Catalog
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CSEC 301 - Science Communication


The objective of this course is to train physical scientists to communicate effectively with each other and non-scientists, such as policy makers, stakeholders, the media, and the general public. Topics include writing press releases, popular science articles, and blogs; writing to elected officials; podcasting; interviewing for radio and TV; graphics and displays; and public speaking. Students will have an opportunity to practice these communication techniques through weekly assignments and a final communication project.

Prerequisites & Notes: Phase II status within STEM Majors (completed two academic years of a STEM major for majors that do not have the phase II process).
Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter



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