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WRT 154 - Career Communications

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Job related writing skills for use in career communications. Includes writing for audiences and situations at the beginning and intermediate levels, applying business writing and organization conventions, completing job-related forms at the beginning and intermediate levels, and writing resumes.

Prerequisite(s): WRT 090  or WRT 096 or required score on writing assessment test.
Gen-Ed: Meets CTE - COMM.


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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Write in Standard English for various job-related audiences and situations at the beginning level.
  2. Apply business writing style and organization conventions.
  3. Complete job-related forms at the beginning level.
  4. Compose effective resumes.
  5. Write in Standard English for various job-related audiences and situations at the intermediate level.
  6. Complete job-related forms at the intermediate level.

Outline:
  1. Writing for Audiences and Situations at the Beginning Level
    1. Addressing workplace audiences
    2. Formal and informal reports, memos, and e-mail memos
    3. Writing in Standard English for various job-related situations
  2. Applying Business Writing and Organization Conventions
    1. Grammar, mechanics, and punctuation
    2. Business style
    3. Business organization
  3. Completing Job-Related Forms at the Beginning Level
    1. Work orders and other job-related forms
    2. Standard in-house reports and other forms
    3. Application forms
  4. Writing Resumes
    1. Format
    2. Content
  5. Writing for Audiences and Situations at the Intermediate Level
    1. Technical description, instructions, process explanations, and event reports
    2. Illustrating written material
    3. Abstracts, summaries, and reviews of published material
  6. Completing Job-Related Forms at the Intermediate Level
    1. Work orders and other job-related forms
    2. Standard in-house reports and other forms


Effective Term:
Fall 2016



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