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CW 151 - Introduction to Principles of Professional Communication

Summer 2021

Introducing students to key principles and rhetorical strategies of writing texts in nonacademic settings, this course focuses on learning and practicing strategies to help students generate some of the most common types of documents that circulate within the workplace. For more information, visit the course website by clicking here.

In summer 2021…

  • Synchronous sessions give students an opportunity to participate in discussions, but recordings of these sessions will be available for review.
  • The client project that students complete on campus during the academic year will be replaced with Professional Communication Micro-Lessons that students generate on topics of their choice.
  • Course materials will be available through bCourses; there is no textbook.
Available in 
Fulfillment of both halves (Parts A and B) of the Reading & Composition Requirement and junior or senior status, or consent of instructor
Units and Format 
3 units – Six hours of lecture per week for six weeks
Grading Option 
Letter grade





Class Number: 15452
Meeting time @ place:
MWF 10:00am - 12:00pm @ Online
Section Theme: TBA
Instructor: Caroline M. Cole
Section Description:

This course is offered in Session D (July 6-August 13, 2021).

Book List: