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College Communications

This course builds on students' understanding of the correct conventions of writing in preparation for workplace correspondence and/or continuing academic studies. In this course, students will be introduced to various forms of writing, including technical, academic, and employment correspondence. This course emphasizes the importance in analyzing different audiences and their needs, and thus adapting one's messages to ensure both written and verbal communication are effective. The application of proper grammar, sentence structure, punctuation, and organization is demonstrated through the submission of students' written work. Concurrently, the course further enhances students' reading comprehension skills through an analysis of both the form and content of published written work. (e.g. paragraphs, articles, reports, and editorials etc.) 42 hours total.