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SyllabusBusiness Writing – LH-319BUAD 201 - Fall, 2015Instructor: Laura HillstromOffice: SGMH 5166Phone:(657) 278-3645Office hours: Tuesdays 1:45-3:45PM andE-Mail:[email protected]Thursdays 1:45-2:45PM and by appointmentPrerequisites:A “C” or better in English 101. Please note that students cannot take BUAD 201 and 301concurrently. If you are enrolled in BUAD 301, please drop the class immediately.Course Description:Upon completion of this course, you will be able toapply fundamental strategies and techniques of business communication to prepare businesscorrespondence, reports and presentations.understand the characteristics of business writing style and the essentials of effective document design.analyze and use contemporary business communication channels.analyze intercultural communication strategies, nonverbal communication, and ethics in typicalworkplace situations.prepare a basic job application package, understand job search strategies and interview process.exhibit team skills by collaborating with peers to write and present.demonstrate literacy skills by producing university caliber and workplace-acceptable documents.MCBE Assessment Statement:The programs offered at Mihaylo College of Business and Economics (MCBE) at Cal State Fullerton aredesigned to provide every student with the knowledge and skills essential for a successful career in business.Since assessment plays a vital role in Mihaylo College’s drive to offer the best programs, several assessmenttools are implemented to constantly evaluate our program as well as our students’ progress. Students, faculty,and staff should expect to participate in MCBE assessment activities. In doing so, Mihaylo College is able tomeasure its strengths and weaknesses, and continue to cultivate a climate of prestige and value in its studentsand programs.Required Course Text:Guffey, M. E. & Loewy, D. (2014). Business Communication Process & Product (8thed.). Mason, OH:Cengage Learning with access card to Aplia.Studentsmustpurchase the text which is already bundled with the Aplia Access Card through the TitanUniversity Shops. Here is the link.All Aplia chapterexercises are due by 7pm on the Monday before class.**Please purchase book no later than second class meeting and bring book toeveryclass meeting. You willneed YOUR OWN book to participate in in-class assignments.Participation/Contribution Scoring:This class is a discussion forum and workshop. Your participation inclass discussions and group activities like peer-edited workshops isextremelyimportant (10% of your coursegrade). Borderline grades will be raised or lowered depending on the amount of youractivecontributions to theclass.

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