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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Communications (BUS-222)


Varies (self-study; self-paced)

Various; distance learning format.

August 2017 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define the communication process and explain the importance of effective business communication; explain how diversity in organizations affects business communication; identify techniques and strategies for improving interpersonal communication; describe social media tools and 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, databases, email, and presentation software; evaluate business messages, reports, and proposals; and develop and deliver oral presentations.


This course provides students with knowledge and skills to effectively communicate in global business environments. Students identify and use computer technologies and social media tools for conducting interpersonal communications with diverse organizations. Additionally, students develop and evaluate both written and oral business communications.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business, Communications, Cultural Studies, Arts, Education or College Success (8/17) (2/22 revalidation). NOTE: Completion of four writing assignments, one audio/visual presentation and a final examination is a requirement for students who want to access credit recommendations.