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    Grand Rapids Community College
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog
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BA 101 - Business and Technical English 1

Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites/Other Requirements: None

English Prerequisites: Accuplacer Writing 5 and Accuplacer Reading of 65 or Higher OR Accuplacer Writing  6 or Higher OR Completion of IRW 098  or Higher (C or Higher) OR ACT English 18 or Higher OR SAT Writing 25 or Higher OR Co-Requisite of IRW 099  and EN 101  

Math Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None
Description: BA 101 is designed to introduce students to technical and business communication. Students develop skills in writing business letters, memos, e-mail, and employment communications. They study the principles of business writing styles, learn organizational strategies for different types of business communications (positive, negative, and persuasive), and review proper writing mechanics, including sentence structure, grammar, and punctuation. Some sections may include a community-based experience, allowing students to participate in a service project that is related to course content. This may or may not include time spent in the community outside of class.
Recommended Skills: Basic Writing & Grammar skills (097 level.
Ability to read English at the college level and follow instructions.
Ability to understand spoken English at the college level.
Basic computer skills for typing assignments and using Blackboard.

Department Consent: No Consent
General Education Distribution Category Met: None



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