Catalogue 2020 - 2021

COMM 233 Business Writing and Communication


3 cr.


ENGL 132 and ENGL 133, or equivalent, with grade of C- or better.

Course Description

This course helps students become effective communicators by teaching various forms of communication, including verbal, nonverbal, cultural, written, oral, and online communication designed to prepare them to send messages in professional contexts. Students are expected to produce common forms of business writing and a presentation, with emphasis on grammatical accuracy, spelling, punctuation, and the technical aspects of business formats.


Satisfies one of the Writing Intensive Course requirements for Arts and Sciences students.

The course is not open to students who have taken COMM 100 or equivalent.