42.387 Introduction to Editing and Publishing

Introduction to Editing and Publishing

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 5153
Status Active

Designed for students considering a career in book publishing, this course provides an overview of the publishing industry. You will examine the stages of the book publishing process from acquisition to bound book or e-book, using assignments and examples from school, college, and trade book publishing. You will also consider the specific responsibilities of an editor. The course includes class visits by authors, editors, or publishing executives, as well as a trip to a local printing company.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 42.101/102 College Writing I & II and 42.227 Essay Writing/Eng Majors, or 42.229 Essay Writing or 42.238 Intro to Creative Writing.