Course description

Prepares students for important communication activities. They communicate using various types of documents (e.g., emails, memos, problem analyses, proposals, progress reports), give oral presentations, and incorporate graphics in their oral and written work. Students learn how to communicate specialized information to different audiences (e.g., technical and nontechnical audiences, colleagues and clients, peers and supervisors, and in-house departments), work in teams, and address organizational and ethical issues. The course material is drawn from professional contexts, principally engineering, and it generates lively discussion. The class size ensures close attention to each student's work.

Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors.


Two first-year writing seminars and affiliation with a major. Fulfills college technical communication requirement. This course also fulfills a liberal studies requirement. May be used as free or approved elective expressive arts.


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Previously offered classes

Winter 2020: Online course

Section ID:ENGRC 3500 101-SEM
Class dates:January 2-18, 2020
Due date:TBA (see Final exams)
Time / room:
Mode of instruction:Online learning
Instructor:Gabriel, G. (gg67)
Max. enroll:15
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To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.