TechCom 498: Technical and Professional Writing for Industry, Government, and Business

Prerequisite: senior or graduate standing.  I, II, (3 Credits)

Development of the communication skills required of engineers and managers in industry, government, and business.  Focus on (1) the design of writing of reports and memoranda that address the needs of diverse organizational audiences and (2) the preparation and delivery and research problems in terms that will satisfy both specialists and non-specialists.  A series of short explanatory papers and speeches leading up to a final formal report and public lecture.