ENGL394 - Business Writing

Prerequisite: ENGL101; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.

Intensive practice in the forms of written communication common in the business world-letters, memos, short reports, and proposals. Principles of rhetoric and effective style.

This course exposes students to the forms, scenarios and conventions of organizational communication, including electronic media such as e-mail and computer-assisted oral presentations. Placing strong emphasis on fundamental skills and rhetorical principles, this course prepares students to produce clear and concise documents, including memos, letters, marketing plans and brochures; to plan and organize their writing; and to adapt their prose to the needs and expectations of their intended audiences.

For more information about this course please see the Professional Writing Programs website.