1. Learning about Contexts for Professional Communication
2. Analyzing and Producing Professional Writing
3. Developing Professional Readiness
Some or all of the following methods will be used:
Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, ability to meet deadlines, presentation skills, and accurate self-evaluation.
Evaluation will be based on this general format:
|Report on professional association||10%|
|Interview-based profile and presentation||25%|
|Professionalism/participation (as defined above)||10%|
Students who successfully complete this course will
Students must purchase the program-recommended dictionary and style guide(s).
Texts may also include a rhetorical grammar reference such as a current edition of Joseph M. Williams’s Style.
Coursepack of required readings
Acceptance into the Post-Degree Diploma in Professional Communication
or a minimum of 45 credit hours including a university-transfer course in English, Communications, or Creative Writing with a grade of B or higher
or permission of the Professional Communication program coordinator
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG GNST 1XXX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU ENGL 371 (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU ENGL 2XXX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU COMM 2XX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Okanagan (UBCO)||UBCO ENGL 1st (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||UBCV ARTS 1st (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC ENGL 1XX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV ENGL 210 (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC ENGL 135 (1.5)||2014/09/01 to 2020/08/31|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU HUMA 2nd (3)||2014/09/01 to -|