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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 Writing (BUS 314)



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 procedure for modern corporate communications and how to use them effectively; outline efficient methods and tools for organizing and taking part in in-person and virtual meetings; produce reports and documents for business purposes using the steps in the writing process.; identify the function of digital media in corporate communication; articulate the fundamental components of informal and formal business reports, plans, and proposals; and describe the key components of planning and delivering a corporate presentation.


The goal of this learning experience is to give working professionals the ability to create internal and external communication strategies. Major topics taught include: written, visual, and spoken communication styles, technologies, and formats used to achieve corporate goals; how to identify audiences and target messages; traditional written and spoken communication, nonverbal communication, social media, and other web-based, digital communication tools that are currently employed in the workplace. Additionally, students will consider how communication might improve organizational sustainability in a multicultural and international business setting.

Credit recommendation: 

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