Career and Technical Specialties

The English Department offers the following courses that are designed to prepare students for reading and writing in the workplace.

English 101: Applied Communications I

This course is designed to enhance reading and writing skills for the workplace. Emphasis is placed on technical reading, job-related vocabulary, sentence writing, punctuation, and spelling.

ENG 102: Applied Communications II

This course is designed to enhance writing and speaking skills for the workplace. Emphasis is placed on generating short writings such as job application documents, memoranda, and reports and developing interpersonal communication skills with employees and the public.

English 114: Professional Research and Reporting

This course, the second in a series of two, is designed to teach professional communication skills. Emphasis is placed on research, listening, critical reading and thinking, analysis, interpretation, and design used in oral and written presentations.