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English Business Communication

20-861-1 Certificate (C) 13 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

If English is not your native language, this program can help you develop your communication skills in English and expand your understanding of the American business culture. You’ll also learn about starting your own business. Your focus will be on English terminology and its application in business. These courses are designed to help you build a deeper understanding of the subjects both in English and in your first language.

COURSE LIST

*Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
Business, Introduction to
10-102-112
3
Provides an overview of the variety of activities in the world of business. It focuses on the responsibilities connected with operating a business from both organizational and managerial viewpoints. It also examines the role of government in business.
MS Office Suite, Introduction
10-103-120
2
Provides an opportunity to gain technical skills employers are seeking, by using the features in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Through hand- on course work, students will be able to integrate Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
English Reading Advanced
10-861-127
3
Provides comprehensive language training in advanced academic reading for English language learners to prepare for college-level technical programs focusing on variety of reading comprehension skills, critical thinking, and vocabulary development. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Writing Advanced
10-861-137
3
For those who want to learn English as a foreign language students will develop the tools needed to write academic essays in many rhetorical styles such as comparing, contrasting, describing causes and effects, and analyzing and supporting arguments. Students will also develop and apply strategies for taking an essay exam. In addition, the course introduces how to incorporate paraphrases and quotations from other writers. Finally, students will complete a library research paper. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Terminology-Introduction to Business
10-861-153
2
Provides linguistic and socio-cultural assistance to ELL students who are in Introduction to Business course, which focuses on the responsibilities connected with operating a business from both organizational and managerial view points and examines the role of government. ELL students learn the language related to a variety of activities in the world of business. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.

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