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Course Description

English - ENG 116

Technical Writing (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course provides practical instruction in speaking, listening and technical writing for business and industry. Students learn to apply the principles of organizational structure, resume writing, job hunting, interviewing and technical reporting.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • ENG 55 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum score of 18 ACT-English, 25 SAT-Writing and Language or 71 CPT-Sentence Skills.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Apply writing process principles to plan and prepare technical documents.
  • Adapt technical communication theory to manage technical information.
  • Revise technical writing for clarity, accuracy and readability.
  • Prepare job application materials and employment-related documents.
  • Conduct secondary research for technical reports.
  • Collect primary data for technical reports.
  • Use graphics effectively.
  • Apply APA rules for citations, textual references and source documentation.
  • Design an oral presentation.
  • Deliver an oral presentation.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2018; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 1/29/2018

 116112951Technical WritingOnline3Thomson A R$12.005/31/0Open 

Winter; 2018; ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 1/8/2018

 116111429Technical Writing 3Graham J$12.0016/28/0OpenM W  12:30 PM-01:50 PM LA300
 116216172Technical Writing 3Graham J$12.0023/31/0OpenM  06:00 PM-08:54 PM RC660