ENG 106 : Technical Communication



Class Hours

4 lecture


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

* Smarter Balanced score of 3 with a C or higher in 12th Grade ELA course, jointly approved by HIDOE and UH; or cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 - 2.5; or a grade of C in 12th Grade ELA course or AP Language and Composition class; or an ACT score of 11-17; or an SAT score of 310-509 in Writing; or via writing sample.


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

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring


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.