ENG 106: Technical Communication

Credits 4 Class Hours4 lecture

This class offers instruction and practice in the specialized reading and writing skills necessary in professional trade and technical settings. The course will emphasize practice in critical thinking, essential information literacy, active reading strategies, and writing clearly, accurately, and correctly. Particular attention will be given to writing reports, reading technical articles, and preparing and delivering presentations within the trade and technical professional environment.


ENG 106 does not fulfill the English requirement for AA transfer degrees.


"C" or higher in ENG 75; acceptable English placement; or instructor approval.

Semester Offered Fall, Spring
Course Student Learning Outcomes (CSLOs)
  1. Write clear, accurate, and correct Standard American English in formats appropriate to the technical and vocational workplace.
  2. Gather information from both electronic and print resources, and critically evaluate its relevance and quality.
  3. Use active reading strategies to comprehend college and professional texts.
  4. Present information to a group, incorporating both research and visual aids.