SRJC Course Outlines

6/25/2024 11:34:44 AMBMG 52 Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BMG 52Title:  WRT COMMUNIC IN ORG  
Full Title:  Written Communication in Organizations
Last Reviewed:2/13/2023

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
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Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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Writing for effective communication in organizations with an emphasis on letters, memos, reports, and the employment package. Development of decision making skills needed to write clear, well organized correspondence.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Effective written communication is increasingly important in today's organizational environment. Learn to present your ideas clearly through memos, letters reports, & to market them through the job search process.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Eligibility for ENGL 100A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: BUS 115 Business Communication SRJC Equivalent Course(s): BMG52

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will learn to:
1.  Compose letters and memos using appropriate correspondence formulas.
2.  Compose short reports and/or proposals.
3.  Develop decision making skills through case studies.
4.  Review drafts of written correspondence as appropriate in a
   supervisory setting.
5.  Prepare written materials for the job search process.

Topics and Scope
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Reading and written assignments in the following areas:
1.  Customer relations.
2.  Fact sheet and employment applications.
3.  Resume writing.
4.  Letter of application.
5.  Claim/complaint letter.
6.  Responses to claim letters.
7.  Change of policy memo.
8.  Response memos (affirmation and denial).
9.  Proposals.

Assignments:
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Assignments are written responses to case studies which are
representative of those found in organizational management positions.
Students are evaluated on correct business format, content, completeness,
logical sequence, sentence structure, spelling and punctuation.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
80 - 85%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Homework problems, Field work, Lab reports, Quizzes
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
5 - 10%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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BUSINESS WRITING, PROCESS AND FORM by Battinger.
SUCCESSFUL WRITING AT WORK by Kolin.

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