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ENG 209: Business Writing (3 credits)

Course Description

A study of business and managerial writing; practice in writing letters, memos, and reports, including a report requiring research and documentation. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in ENG 100.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand the nature and functions of business and managerial writing.
  • Apply the principles of effective business writing in composing business messages.
  • Adapt a business message to its context, audience, and purpose.
  • Prepare business reports, including a research report involving gathering and analyzing information, drawing conclusions, making recommendations, and documenting sources.
  • Proofread and edit business writing for grammatical, spelling, punctuation and mechanical errors.
  • Prepare and make effective use of presentation software.
  • Compose an effective resume and employment letters.

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page last updated: August 13, 2012

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