ECE 49401 - Professional Communication Capstone

Lecture Hours: 1 Credits: 1

Counts as:
ECE Seminar

Normally Offered: Each Fall, Spring

Requisites:
ECE 39401

Requisites by Topic:
Must be a student in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Catalog Description:
This course provides ECE students an opportunity to refine their professional communication skills before launching into the workplace or graduate school. Topics include: ethics in ECE, workplace communication (written and verbal), and plans for professional growth.

Required Text(s): None.

Recommended Text(s): None.

Learning Outcomes:

A student who successfully fulfills the course requirements will have demonstrated:
  1. an ability to communicate ideas in a written form. [3]
  2. an awareness of skills necessary to achieve success in the workplace. [7]
  3. The ability to research and evaluate current events in an engineering context. [4,7]
  4. An understanding of the role of ethical engineering in the work environment. [4]

Lecture Outline:

Weeks Topic(s)
Week (5) Ethics
Weeks (3) Workplace Communication
Weeks (2) Professional Growth
Weeks (4) Other (guest Speakers, etc.)

Engineering Design Consideration(s):

Ethical
Health/Safety
Political
Social