Course: ENGL 205. Business Communication in its Rhetorical Contexts (3)
Prerequisites: AAS 113B/AAS 114B/AAS 115 or AFRS 113B/AFRS 114B/AFRS 115 or CHS 113B/CHS 114B/CHS 115 or ENGL 113B/ENGL 114B/ENGL 115 or QS 113B/QS 114B/QS 115 or equivalent. Preparatory: AFRS 151 or CHS 151 or COMS 151 or equivalent; COMP 100 or equivalent. Development of critical writing, thinking, research and technology skills in the context of business. Through substantial writing and other work, students will hone their written, oral and visual communication skills, and their ability to find, synthesize and make arguments based on primary and secondary sources. Emphasis on communication with a diverse audience and case studies about ethical issues common to the local and global business world. This course is required of students who have declared a major in Accountancy, Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Information Systems or Finance. Also may be taken as an elective by other students who wish to enhance their professional communication skills. Not available for students who have earned credit for BUS 105 or BUS 205.