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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


ENGRC 3500 Engineering Communications

Course description

Prepares students for important communication activities. They communicate using various types of documents (e.g., emails, memos, problem analyses, proposals, progress reports), give oral presentations, and incorporate graphics in their oral and written work. Students learn how to communicate specialized information to different audiences (e.g., technical and nontechnical audiences, colleagues and clients, peers and supervisors, and in-house departments), work in teams, and address organizational and ethical issues. The course material is drawn from professional contexts, principally engineering, and it generates lively discussion. The class size ensures close attention to each student’s work.

Enrollment limited to: juniors and seniors. The best way to reach the instructor is by e-mail at


Two first-year writing seminars and affiliation with a major. Fulfills college technical communication requirement. This course also fulfills a liberal studies requirement. May be used as free or approved elective expressive arts.

This course is frequently offered in the Winter Session.


ENGRC 3500 101-SEM Online course

Class dates:May 29-June 21, 2019
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:online course
Instructor:Gabriel, G. (gg67)
Max. enroll:15
Restrictions:Must have at least junior status in COE.
Documents:ENGRC 3500 101-SEM syllabus (PDF format)
Notes:This course requires that you be available for some online live meetings. These will be individually arranged per student and professor schedules.
To enroll:This class is not available for online enrollment. To enroll, submit a paper enrollment form. Enroll now.
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