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English 250

Business and Technical Writing

Length of Course: One semester (14 weeks)

Classroom Hours per Week: 4 lecture hours per week

Number of Credits: 3 credits

Prerequisites: 6 first year credits in English, to include one of English 100 or 101, and one of English 108, 110, 121 or 131 with a minimum grade of C and 12 credits

Description of Course

This is an advanced course in the study and writing of business and technical communication.

Written Assignments

Students will complete three written assignments (of about 800 words each) and one final examination.


Three papers 75%
Final Examination 25%


To be announced


UBC Arts (3) second year, UVic English 225


Steve Barnes, B.Sc. (Alberta), M.A. (British Columbia)
Zeferino Cabrita, B.A., B.F.A., M.A. (British Columbia)
Dilek Cansin, B.A. (Macalester College), M.A. (British Columbia)
Debra Clarke, B.Sc., M.A., TESL Cert (British Columbia)
Julie Karey, B.A. (British Columbia), M.A. (Simon Fraser)
Leah Kaser, B.A. (British Columbia), M.Ed. (Lesley College)
Angela Lavery, B.A., B.Ed., (Toronto), M.A. (British Columbia)
Nicola Maher, B.A. (British Columbia), M.A. (Sussex)
Leslie Mercer, B.A. (British Columbia), M.A. (University College Dublin)
Denis Roberts, B.A., P.D.P., M.A. (Simon Fraser)
Jim Smith, B.Ed., M.Ed. (British Columbia), M.A. (Simon Fraser)
Gary Swanson, B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.A. (British Columbia)