4 credit hours

This course introduces you to best practices in business writing and business speaking that are exceedingly important to advancing your career. Course objectives are to organize and write informative, negative, and persuasive business messages; to design documents with a high “skim value”; to construct effective paragraphs and sentences that show rhetorical relationships; to apply style techniques that result in efficient prose; to punctuate for clarity; to structure presentations efficiently and effectively; to incorporate stories, visuals, logic, and emotion into business presentations; to integrate slides, handouts, notes, and questions; and to deliver information with a natural confidence.

Watch the below video for a brief introduction to the Business Communication course:

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