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BTS 109 Business Communications • 5 Cr.

Description:

Strengthens skills for effective professional verbal, written and non-verbal communication. Includes reinforcement of grammar and punctuation, writing and peer-editing, proofreading and revising, business writing strategies, and portfolio preparation. Projects include a presentation with visual tools, outline, citations and portfolio preparation of professionally written business messages. Prerequisite: BTS 110 or BTS 161 or equivalent experience and ENGL 092 or 093. Keyboarding skill recommended.

Description starting Summer 2015

Strengthens skills for effective professional verbal, written and nonverbal communication. Includes reinforcement of grammar and punctuation, writing and peer-editing, proofreading and revising, business writing strategies, and portfolio preparation. Projects include a presentation with visual tools, outline, citations and portfolio preparation of professionally written business messages. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment into ENGL& 101, or completion of ENGL 092 or 093 with a C or better.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Construct a variety of professional documents using the three phases of the writing process.
  • Write smart, effective business-related emails, memos, and letters.
  • Revise documents and proofread them to eliminate grammar, punctuation errors, repetition, and wordiness.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000