Communication Essentials

COMM 1016

Course description

In this course, students practice effective communication skills essential for academic and professional purposes. Students compose clear and concise messages through researching, writing and presenting to ensure clear communication. Visual communication and presentation strategies are employed to emphasize the importance of adapting communication to the intended audience. Students complete a written research project and an oral presentation. Students work both independently and collaboratively to achieve the course outcomes.



Course Hours


Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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