ENG 1450

Writing and Reading for Problem Solving

3 Credits

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher.

GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking

This course focuses on effective workplace (industrial, technical, retail, service and health professions) and academic communication in the context of the problem solving process. Working collaboratively and individually, students will practice strategies for identifying and defining problems, establishing criteria for effective decision-making, generating solutions, implementing plans and evaluating outcomes. Students will apply these tools to problems drawn from everyday life, academic contexts and the workplace. At every stage of the problem solving process, students will use specific, appropriate written, graphic and/or oral forms of communication.