Technical and Business English offers a variety of business and professional English courses to help students reach their future career goals. Students will learn business/professional communication skills and writing, banking, financing, real estate, and legal terminology. Various aspects of business English will be covered, including, but not limited to measurements, social language, participation in meetings, and presentations. Students will also learn how to analyze and produce typical office documents, such as letters, memoranda, presentations, proposals, and reports. Excellent communication skill is one of the most important aspects in one’s life. This 92-credit program offers various courses that help students to improve their communication skills more effectively in business writing, oral presentation, and interpersonal skills. Graduates may pursue a variety of careers in varied organizations, trades, and professional associations.
Technical & Business English Prospects
- Secretaries and Administrative Assistants: Employment of secretaries and administrative assistants is projected to grow 12 percent from 2012 to 2022, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
- Tellers and Personal Bankers: According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment for tellers and personal bankers is expected to increase nine percent from 2008-2018. The average starting salary for personal bankers ranges well between $30,000 and $45,000 annually.
- Real Estate Agents: Employment of real estate brokers and sales agents is projected to grow 11 percent from 2012 to 2022. Employment will grow as the real estate market continues to recover from the recent economic recession.
- Program Length: 70 weeks (MTF: 105 weeks)
- Total Credits: 92 credits (Major – 68 credits & General Education – 24 credits)