Writing for the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries

TCC 3230 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Describes the content development process as it pertains to biosciences and pharmaceutical industries. Defines writing styles and document/media preparation appropriate for these industries. Explores the formal review cycle and then defines a formal review process. Explores bioethics, confidentiality policies, the need for quantification, and the detailed authenticating and referencing of source material. Offers students an opportunity to use corporate models and examples chosen from marketing, research, and sales for various technical documents/media such as abstracts, patient handouts, inserts and labels, and Web pages; to prepare medical data and research results for publication; to practice writing introductions, methods, and results; to create abstracts and summaries; and to participate in a peer-review process.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 40137
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Session Spring 2018 CPS Semester - First Half
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 02/27/2018
Instructor Gloria Sciuto
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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