Communicating professionally is a critical skill in today's world. This course is designed to help students understand communication theory and its application in their professional lives. Students will develop effective writing skills by analyzing complex issues, organizing thoughts logically, and communicating those ideas concisely--in verbal and written form. Students will also practice effective listening skills, understand the components of a successful job search, and use teamwork skills in solving communication problems. Group 2 course.
Recommended Prerequisites or Skills Competencies CIT 100
, ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Infused: Writing Intensive
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Choose theories surrounding professional communication.
- Adapt their group communication skills through participation in groups.
- Incorporate business writing in a variety of professional communication contexts.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Reflect and communicate about the importance of professionalism and communication.
Learning How to Learn:
- Recognize the importance of being respectful and ethical.
- Construct and reflect upon their self-understanding surrounding their (verbal and nonverbal) professional communication skills.