Aug 15, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2022-2023 College Catalog and Student Handbook

BUSM1170

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BUSM 1170 - Business Communications


Academic Division:

Business, Industry and Technology


Academic Discipline:

Business Management


Assistant Dean: Vincent Palombo PhD
3 Credit(s)
This course introduces foundational business communication principles and practices. Students will learn to analyze different communication situations; to plan and design oral and written communications; to communicate effectively using appropriate formats, styles, and technologies; and to apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills in order to achieve desired communication objectives. UG
3 Lecture Hour(s);
Required Prerequisite Course(s): Take ENGL 1010 ;

College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes Assessments - - How it is met & When it is met
Communication – Written Written Communication VALUE Rubric
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1. Analyze communication situations and select and use appropriate audience-focused approaches for professional business communication.

Daily homework and projects – entire semester

2. Plan, draft, revise, and proofread written work - individually or collaboratively - consistent with professional business standards.

Daily homework and projects – entire semester
3. Write executive summaries. Daily Homework and projects - Weeks 3-5

4. Design and present oral communication - individually or collaboratively - consistent with professional business standards.

Presentations – weeks 5-6 and 12-13

5. Select or create and use appropriate graphics consistent with professional business standards.

Presentations – weeks 5-6 and 12-13

Projects – entire semester

6. Use digital technology to achieve communication objectives

Presentations – weeks 6 and 13

Projects – entire semester

7. Write various business correspondences, including internal and external to the business organization.

Daily homework and projects – entire semester

8. Conduct, analyze, and report results of business research (including use of proper citation, as required).

Daily homework – week 3-5

Projects – entire semester

9. Develop communication appropriate to the job search.

Job search packet – week 14-15

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 


TEXTBOOK INFORMATION
Textbook: 



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