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.

Prerequisites

Two first-year writing seminars and affiliation with a major. Fulfills college Engineering Communications Requirement. This course also fulfills a liberal studies requirement. May be used as free or approved elective, per requirements of the student's major.

Summer 2024: Online course

Hua Wang
Hua Wang
Senior Lecturer, Engineering Communications

Summer 2024: Online course

Cameron Mozafari
Cameron Mozafari
Senior Lecturer, Engineering Communication