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OCT 121 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS

OCT 121Business Communication

Course Outline 

Course Number & Name:  OCT 121 Business Communication

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  3.0       Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites:  Grade of “C” or better in OCT 106 or placement

Co-requisites:  ENG 096 and RDG 096                     Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course reviews in a practical, step-by-step manner the major areas of grammar and language arts skills, including spelling and business terminology. Students are presented rules, examples, and intensive practice materials relating to improvement of communication skills at the business and professional level.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. utilize correct language arts skills in composing and editing business documents;
  2. correctly word process a variety of business correspondence; and
  3. utilize acceptable proofreading skills.