Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

COMP 250: Introduction to Scientific and Technical Communication

Credit Hours



COMP 170 (coreq or prereq) or COMP 150


This required foundation course for the new BS majors the Department of Computer Science is intended to provide students with the knowledge and skills in writing, presentations, and other forms of technical communication expected of them in their future roles as science and technology professionals. The course covers the following topics: principles of organizing,developing, and writing technical information; forms and conventions common to scientific and technical disciplines; presentation of technical information to various audiences; principles and techniques of oral presentations; computer-aided visual presentation techniques. This course is officially approved for "writing-Intensive" credit.