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BA 101 - Business and Technical English 1

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 3
Prerequisites: EN 100   or EN 101  

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: GRCC College Level Writing (English ACT 18 or higher OR successful completion of EN 097 or higher OR English (Write Placer Plus) 5 or higher)
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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