May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
    
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ENG 165 - Professional Communications


Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: This course develops practical written, and oral professional communication skills.

Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 032  and RDG 100 .
Course Topics:
  • Standard English Rules
  • Business Document Formatting
  • Purpose/Audience/Tone
  • Summary Writing
  • E-mail
  • Memos
  • Formal Letters
  • Short Reports
  • Description of a Mechanism
  • Oral and Written Instructions
  • Oral Presentations
  • Job Application Documents and Skills

Textbooks:
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Access to a computer with Windows 2000 or newer
  • Ability to format .doc, .rtf, or .html documents
  • Internet access

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59


Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Consider audience and purpose in professional communication.
  2. Develop ideas in appropriate business and technical writing formats.
  3. Create a technical description of a mechanism.
  4. Plan and present professional oral presentations.
  5. Communicate instructions in oral and written formats.
  6. Produce documents with standard grammar, usage, and mechanics, including spelling.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard Course Policies  on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals


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2023-2024