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    Bellingham Technical College
  Sep 23, 2017
2016-2017 Bellingham Technical College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BUS 171 Technical Communications

5 CR
This course introduces students to effective written and oral business communication through application and study of text. Students will learn to compose effective business writings including letters, memos, technical manuals, reports, and employment documents. Students will learn effective oral presentation and job interviewing skills. Students will use various forms of technology including email, online file sharing, voice recognition, and live web conferencing. It is recommended that BUS 188 (Business English) be taken before BUS 171 (Technical Communications). NOTE: When this course is taught online, students will need access to a Windows-based computer, web cam, and to be able to deliver and receive audio.
Prerequisite(s): Accuplacer scores: 71 Reading or a C grade in RDG 085  ; 71 Sentence Skills or a C grade in ENGL 092  ; CAP 106 ; or instructor permission.

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