Fall 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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TECCOM 300    Introduction to Technical/Professional Communication    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes principles of reader-centered writing for the workplace, focusing specifically on aspects of technical and professional communication. It covers the writing of documents used in businesses, academia, industry, and government. These documents may include memos, letters, brochures, reports, procedures, proposals, grants, scientific reports, web sites, software documentation, and case studies. This course is formerly known as ENGWR 342.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC V.Quirarte           ARC MAIN Online          12426 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


TECCOM 310    Technical/Professional Communication: Writing Reports    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes the writing of reports for the workplace and for technical and scientific disciplines. It covers audience analysis, standard report formats, research techniques, and concise, grammatical writing. This course is formerly known as ENGWR 344.

Schedule: Other Term, Dec 16-Jan 12
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Wonnell            ARC MAIN Online          20939 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation This class meets online between December 16 and January 12 -- only 17 days of online instruction.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


TECCOM 330    Technical/Professional Communication: Writing Technical Manuals    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 352 and CISA 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for professionals in all fields who need to design, create, and revise user and reference manuals in print or online formats. The course offers strategies for audience and task analysis, product learning, document design, drafting, procedure writing, and revision. Desktop publishing and/or online help development tools are used to produce a portfolio-quality print or online manual. This course is formerly known as ENGWR 352.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Wonnell            ARC MAIN Online          19383 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


TECCOM 340    Technical/Professional Communication: Developing Help Systems    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISA 305; Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 and ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 and ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes the design, development, and delivery of self-contained and Web-based help systems. It reviews task and audience analysis and introduces strategies for designing, writing, organizing, revising, and publishing help projects. In addition, it introduces industry-standard help development tools. This course is formerly known as ENGWR 353.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC T.Wonnell            ARC MAIN Online          19384 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2016