WRT 382:
Business Writing
Oakland University
Winter 2017
CRN: 13736
Online

Instructor:

Dr. Jim Nugent, Ph.D.

Email:

nugent@oakland.edu

Links

Course Description

Writing 382: Business Writing provides instruction in the theory and practice of written, visual, and digital rhetoric within business contexts. It satisfies the university general education requirement for a writing intensive course in general education and knowledge applications integration area. Prerequisite for knowledge applications integration and writing intensive: completion of the university writing foundation requirement. Prerequisite: WRT 160 with a grade of 2.0 or higher. 4 credits.

General Education Outcomes

Course Policies

Assignments

There will be four major assignments in this class, listed below, which are due on the dates listed in the course calendar. You must complete all of these assignments to receive a passing grade. The assignments are as follows:

  1. Correspondence
  2. Career Documents
  3. Whitepaper
  4. Proposal

Grading

I will give grades (0.0, 1.0–4.0) for all graded assignments in this class. The final grade is determined as follows:

15%

Correspondence

20%

Career Documents

25%

Whitepaper

25%

Proposal

15%

Exercises and Small Assignments

ADA Notice

Students with disabilities who may require reasonable accommodations should contact Oakland University’s Disability Support Services office for assistance: