ECE 39401 - Professional Communication and Diversity

Course Details

Lecture Hours: 1 Credits: 1

Counts as:

  • ECE Seminar

Normally Offered:

Each Fall, Spring


On-campus only


ECE 20000 or ECE 29401

Requisites by Topic:

Must be a student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Catalog Description:

This course provides ECE students with practice in relevant aspects of communication. Topic include: successfully seeking employment, working effectively in teams, delivering engaging presentations, and leveraging the advantages and challenges of diversity and inclusion.

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Learning Outcomes:

A student who successfully fulfills the course requirements will have demonstrated:
  1. An ability to function effectively on a team whose members create a collaborative and inclusive environment, plan tasks, and meet objectives.. [5]
  2. An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.. [3]
  3. An ability to develop and explain solutions to engineering problems, taking public health and cultural factors into consideration.. [2]

Lecture Outline:

Week Topic
Weeks (5) Team Communication/Diversity
Weeks (3) Employment Communication
Weeks (4) Presentations
Weeks (3) Guest Speakers, etc.

Assessment Method:

Course outcomes will be assessed on projects and presentations.