Technical-Professional Writing - ENG 113 at Virginia Peninsula Community College

Effective: 2022-03-31

Course Description

Develops ability in technical writing through extensive practice in composing technical reports and technical documents. Guides students in achieving voice, tone, style, and content in formatting, editing, and graphics. Introduces students to technical discourse through selected readings. Provides instruction and practice in basic principles of oral communication/presentation. This is a UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

This course develops skills for effective written and oral communication in the business, technical, and professional workplace. Students will apply critical thinking, reading, and communication techniques, demonstrate knowledge of composing various technical reports and documents, and apply technical strategies of voice, tone, style, and content in correct formatting. Students will identify technical discourse as well as its use and purpose in technical writing.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ENG 111

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

<- Back to ENG 113

<- Show content outlines for all ENG courses