2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
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2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 153 - Technical English

3 CR
Instruction and practice in writing for industry and technology. Emphasis is on meeting the written communication needs for the technical student. Lab Fee

Requisites: (1) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55  (AND) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® writing score of at least 250, or TSEN 95  with at least a grade of C.
Michigan Transfer Agreement Requirement: English Composition
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Communicate ideas and opinions clearly and correctly for a variety of readers and purposes through writing and speaking.
  2. Examine a written or spoken word and recognize purpose, meaning, and main ideas; locate additional information sources and apply that information in research or problem-solving.
  3. Use listening and speaking skills in interpersonal communications, one-to-one, and in a group, with accuracy, insight, and effectiveness in a variety of settings, including online communication.
  4. Distinguish between fact and opinion, and recognize biases and fallacies in reasoning.
  5. Use systematic, critical, and creative processes to identify problems, analyze alternative solutions, and make decisions, individually and in collaboration with others, in a clear, logical and consistent manner.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to effectively use computers to achieve a personal or professional goal.
  7. Apply properly the principles of direct letters, indirect letters, persuasive letters, and memoranda.