English and Communication Skills

Course Code ENG-110
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description: This first-semester course focuses on the strategies and formats that lead to effective communications: writing the solution, packaging the solution, and presenting the solution. Writing formats studied include letters, memoranda and reports. Instruction and practice in informal and formal public speaking are also provided. Students are presented with problem-solving tasks that will yield a variety of ‘products’: identifying problems, framing potential solutions resolving problems and presenting the results of their research in clear and effective ways.