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Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: 'B-' or better in (WRTG2010/WRTG2011/HONOR2211/EAS1060/WR2) OR (AP Lit&Comp OR AP Lang score of 4+) OR CLEP English OR IB English OR complete an (Interstate Passport OR Assoc. Deg. OR Bachelor's Deg.) AND Member of Business Scholars Prog
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Upper Division Communication/Writing
This course is an advanced communication course focused on public speaking and writing in a business context. Students will blend communication theory with intensive skill building as a way to improve their ability to manage their careers and communicate successfully in the business world. This course is comprised of three main section: advanced public speaking, managerial writing, and career strategies. Students will master the following: (1) traditional correspondence: memo, letter, and proposal writing; (2) electronic correspondence: emails, blogging, text messaging, and instant messaging; (career strategies: resume and cover letter writing; and (4) networking skills including the value proposition and elevator speeches. This class is reserved for Business Scholars and is part of the Business Scholars' 4-year program.