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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENTP 200 - Tactical Skills for Professionals

This course develops the skills and insights necessary to effectively acquire, synthesize and disseminate knowledge as a business decision maker - skills essential for success in business school and standard abilities in high performance professionals.

Prerequisites: Students must have completed Academic Writing I with a grade of C- or higher.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify high quality sources to analyze and critique arguments, evaluate their rhetorical effectiveness and use underlying assumptions to effectively support or discredit positions on a given topic.
  • Establish a position on an issue by developing a focused assertion based on a shared assumption, presenting evidence in support of a line of reasoning, addressing divergent stances on the issue, and using a variety of rhetorical appeals.
  • Craft and present prose conforming to academic conventions and to expectations regarding clarity, coherence, and unity  - including citing and documenting sources precisely and effectively according APA format to: 1) develop strategies to address community issues & 2) evaluate multiple courses of action, and 3) apply the concepts and skills to create value in the community.
  • Describe the interrelationship between style and meaning and make adjustments to style to enhance meaning in the pursuit of becoming more effective at writing, speaking and developing social & professional relationships.
  • Recognize, appraise, and incorporate the skills needed to be able to modify personal behaviors, routines, and habits as well as social and professional friendship networks to propagate personal, economic, social and professional well-being.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Online Winter Locations: Online Spring Locations: Online

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