Course Outlines

Business English Skills — ADMS 1010

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 2.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 0.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course is an extensive, comprehensive study of English grammar, spelling, word usage, punctuation, number usage, capitalization and abbreviation rules, and proofreading.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 7/1/16 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. apply abbreviation rules
    2. apply capitalization rules
    3. apply number rules
    4. apply spelling rules
    5. apply word usage rules
    6. avoid sentence fragments and run-ons
    7. correct capitalization errors
    8. correct comma errors
    9. correct consistency errors
    10. correct grammar errors
    11. correct letter and memo formatting errors
    12. correct number errors
    13. correct punctuation errors
    14. correct spelling and word division errors
    15. correct typographical errors
    16. identify sentence types
    17. identify words that enrich sentences
    18. identify words that make sentences
    19. make subject and verb agree
    20. proofread statistical and technical documents
    21. select correct modifier
    22. select correct pronoun
    23. use apostrophes
    24. use commas
    25. use correct terminal punctuation
    26. use correct verb
    27. use dashes, parentheses, and diagonals
    28. use hyphens
    29. use reference materials
    30. use semicolons and colons
    31. use underscores and quotation marks
    32. use words that build sentences
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted