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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 Writing BUS 102


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: effectively apply writing skills to various business contexts, including professional emails, memos, letters, reports, employment application letters and resumes, presentations and speeches, plans, and sales and fund-raising letters and use technology for their writing as well as aspects of political correctness.


Business writing includes learning how to correspond and to communicate effectively and appropriately with internal or external audiences using memorandums, reports, proposals, emails, and other forms of writing used within professional business organizations. Assignments for the 15-week course include preparing writing samples for a variety of professional communications.  Instruction also includes a textbook and study guide. 

Credit recommendation: 

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