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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Business Communications (BUS 374)



Various; distance learning format.

January 2022 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: articulate the importance of obtaining and maintaining credibility; navigate the proper way to give a presentation; articulate clearly in messages and instant messages; identify the best tone of voice to use in various situations; articulate how implementing diversity and awareness helps communication; apply reasoned, practical, and ethical communication principles when writing business messages; explain the communication process from the position of “receiver”and“sender” in business contexts, including faxes and e-mail.


Major topics taught include: relationship-building principles including personal credibility, emotional intelligence, and listening. Students gain knowledge of how communication may create deep and fruitful relationships between professionals through the case-based approach. Students learn how to effectively communicate in real life scenarios, presentations, and messages.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Business and Business Communications (2/23).