This one-semester course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you familiarize with the communication skills required in a profession. This course has 13 lessons organized into three units, plus three Unit Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities. This course covers the communication overview including the communication process, elements of effective communication, and barriers to communication. This course familiarizes you with reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills needed for general communication. Professional Communications also familiarizes you with communication skills required in business organizations. These skills equip you with the ability to appear for job interviews, participate in group discussions, and solve workplace problems. You also learn about the use of technology in communication.