Programs & Courses
CADD 151 - Technical Communication
This course prepares students for written, visual and oral communication for engineering and architectural technology disciplines.The primary focus of this course is to develop the skills to write, format and present a technical report to industry standards while developing the use of engineering terminology correctly and accurately in written and oral communication. Emphasis is placed on the language, structure, style, content, and graphic presentation required for technical communications in engineering and architectural technology disciplines. Other topics include communication for engineering changes such as Requests for Information,and Change Orders; instructions and procedures; meetingagendas, and summaries; process flow charts; and employment search communications including resume, cover letter and job interview. Students will develop research skills, becoming familiar with technical journals, and literature. Students will learn and apply word processing, spreadsheets, and other digital applications to communicate clearly and effectively.