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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Consortium for International Studies | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Communications BUS 107


Varies; self-study.

Various; distance learning format.

September 2018 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Hybrid course/exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: define the communication process; explain the importance of effective business communication; explain how diversity in organizations affects business communications; identify techniques and strategies for improving interpersonal communications; describe social media tools; explain how they are changing the nature of business communications; explain how computer technologies are used for communicating in the business environment, including word processing, spreadsheets, database, email, and presentation software; evaluate business messages, reports, and proposals; and develop and deliver oral presentations. 


Proper business communication is one of the most fundamentals tools necessary for the development of a business.  In this course, students learn the ‘ins’ and ‘outs’ of the business environment and proper communication with peers, colleagues, and other business relationships.  Course assessments include a comprehensive final exam and a final assignment. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business Communications (8/18) (9/23 revalidation).