Jun 18, 2024  
Spring 2023 Academic Catalog 
Spring 2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUSN 2248 - Business Essentials

3 hr(s).
Students must possess many tangible and intangible attributes in order to obtain and maintain successful employment in today’s workforce. Potential candidates must possess not only the technical skills essential to that particular employment field, but must also possess the “soft skills” that employers seek. This course incorporates four “soft skills” that are essential to employability–Professional Image, Professional Etiquette, Professional Documents, and Business Ethics. Professional Image incorporates overall presence, appearance, and dress. Professional Etiquette includes customer relations, diplomacy, interacting with people, dining, and gift giving. Professional Documents addresses the all-important topics of business English/grammar, editing, and proofreading. Business Ethics approaches ethical decisions of the employee as well as the organization. This course provides useful and timely topics for job-seeking students in all programs of study.
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1104  with a grade of ‘C’ or better