Course Descriptions

ENG 250 - Professional Communication

3 Credits

Concentration on practical business and professional communication skills, including writing, speaking, and listening. Emphasis is on clarity, organization, format, appropriate language, and consideration of audience, for both written and oral assignments. Three class hours. (SUNY-BC)

Prerequisite: ENG 101 with a grade of C or better or ENG 200 with a grade of C or better.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the characteristics of professional communication as distinct from other modes of communication
2. Analyze and evaluate professional communication
3. Analyze the context (local or global audience, purpose, etc.) of specific professional communication tasks
4. Use the context of a task to compose appropriate written or oral communication
5. Create business communications that are concise
6. Create business communications that are relatively free of mechanical errors
7. Identify and evaluate disparate information sources
8. Analyze information from disparate information sources
9. Incorporate disparate information sources into professional communication
10. Create professional materials for career building, such as resumes and cover letters
11. Demonstrate oral skills necessary for career building, such as those necessary at a job or informational interview

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Use links below to see if this course is offered:
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018