BT 206 - Co-op Ed: Business Seminar
Students will increase their understanding of industry expectations as well as develop job search tools and skills. Course is designed to help students present themselves to employers in a competent and professional manner and to move initially into their cooperative education internships and then into their professional careers.
Prerequisite: BA 101 and BT 120
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Communicate both orally and in writing using proper and current business etiquette, format and content. Students will demonstrate competent skills in the following areas: emailing, letter writing, resume writing, job application preparation, reference sheet preparation and interviewing skills.
2. Develop foundation workplace competencies and workplace culture. Students will be able to describe and demonstrate proper business office etiquette, appropriate interview attire, and business meeting behavior.
3. Think critically related to job search and on-the-job performance practices and topics. Students will be able to: clarify and check assumptions; apply skills and knowledge to real world practices through action and decision especially when rapid judgment is called for; demonstrate independent judgment; and be able to explain alternative interpretations and perspectives.
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