Computer Science and EngineeringCSE185S Technical Writing and Communication in Computer Science

Writing and communication by computer science professionals to a technical audience. Geared toward students planning to pursue an advanced degree in computer science. Assignments include: cover letter and resume for job application, statement of purpose for graduate school application, algorithm description and analysis, user documentation, proposal preparation, critical analysis of published papers, survey of the literature, term paper, and oral presentations. (Formerly CMPS 185.)


Prerequisite(s): CSE 101, one additional upper-division CSE course, and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to computer science majors, or by permission of the instructor.



Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring


The Staff, Phokion Kolaitis

Repeatable for credit