Rhetorically informed introduction to technical writing that hones communication skills in the context of technical design activities. Treats design as a collaborative, user-oriented, problem-based activity, and technical communication as a rhetorically informed and persuasive design art. Taught as a writing workshop emphasizing critical thinking, revision, and oral presentation skills. Focuses on client-driven design projects and effective communication with multiple stakeholders. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Approved for GT-C03. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: written communication. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Junior or Senior) College of Engineering, MCDB, EBIO, GEOL, ASTR, IPHY, ENVS, MATH, ECON, BCHM, CHEM, PHYS, ENVD, PLAN, DSGN or ARCH majors only.