Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: 'C-' or better in ((WRTG2010 OR a WR2) OR an (Assoc OR Bach Degr.)) AND Full Maj in (CE OR EE). Corequisites: 'C-' or better in ((ECE3991 OR CS3991) for CE Majors only) OR ((ECE 3300 OR 3110 OR 3500 OR 3600) for EE Majors only).
Requirement Designation:
Upper Division Communication/Writing
Course Attribute:
Upper Division Communication/Writing
Description
This course is designed to prepare students for writing and communication efforts specific to their careers in engineering. Students will develop written and oral communication skills through shorter in-class and homework assignments and an oral presentation. In addition, students will begin a proposal in preparation for their senior year design project that will be revised during the semester. A combination or writing and oral presentation exercises will emphasize delivering information in a clear, concise fashion. Students will learn to tailor messages to different audiences: colleagues and mentors, the general public, government agencies and the media. teamwork, ethical considerations and organizational issues will also be addressed.