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This course provides an introduction to most forms of science communication intended for non-scientific audiences, including print, online and broadcast journalism, university communications, industry public relations, science policy writing, social media, and more.

We will introduce various careers and considerations in science communication, as well as provide tools and techniques needed to accurately convey complicated subjects in an engaging way to a variety of audiences.

Please note: This course is about communicating scientific topics to non-scientific audiences, not about writing scientific journal articles or grants.

Note: Prerequisite: Some experience in writing and general knowledge of science is strongly encouraged.

Course Number: WCWP-40105
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Science Communication