COM100 - Technical Communications

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Subject Title
Technical Communications

Subject Description
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COM 100 is a required, introductory reading and writing course, especially developed for students in the  Bachelor of  Aviation Technology program.  As such, its focus is primarily on technical communication and matters directly relevant to aviation.

Credit Status
One Liberal Studies credit in the Bachelor of Aviation Technology (FPR)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Organize written reports and other documents according to aviation industry formats, principles, and standards.

2. Use language that is concise and clear.

3. Use vocabulary that is accurate and appropriate to specific audiences.

4. Use consistently correct grammar, syntax, punctuation, and spelling.

5. Edit and proofread closely.

6. Understand assigned aviation texts and respond analytically to them.

7. State a technical thesis, and develop/support it in a logical structure; and follow correct technical research and documentation procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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