ENGL 303

Copy Editing

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Introduction to the principal tasks of copy editing non-fiction print and electronic manuscripts to ensure they are correct, consistent, coherent and concise. Topics include the copyeditor's role, spelling, punctuation, editorial style features, usage and writing style. Practice in the skills of the professional copy editor, including using manual editing marks, copy editing manuscripts drawn from a variety of non-fiction sources and preparing an editorial style sheet.

Notes:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of ENGL 303, ENGL 216 (if taken in Sep 2000 - Apr 2001).
  • May not be counted toward upper-level requirements in Honours, Major, General or Minor Literature Programs in English.

Prerequisites:

  • Two of ENGL 125 with a minimum grade of B, ENGL 135 with a minimum grade of B, ENGL 145 with a minimum grade of B, ENGL 146 with a minimum grade of B, ENGL 147 with a minimum grade of B, ENGL 181 with a minimum grade of B, ENGL 215 with a minimum grade of B, ENGL 225 with a minimum grade of B, ECON 225 with a minimum grade of B, ENGR 240 with a minimum grade of B, WRIT 204 with a minimum grade of B, WRIT 215 with a minimum grade of B; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in English offered by the Department of English in the Faculty of Humanities.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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