• Program: English
  • Course: Business English
  • Course #: ENGL1010
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

The majority of the time in this course will be spent on the spelling, grammar, punctuation, proofreading, and editing skills needed for success in the work world. Students will then apply these skills to produce a few short documents using correct English with appropriate formatting.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Label parts of speech
Identify parts of the sentence
Identify proper word choice from those that look/sound alike
Recognize phrases
Recognize clauses
Identify incorrect sentences/word groups
Revise text to correct sentences
Apply punctuation rules
Apply American standard grammar rules to business text
Write a business document

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930 or ESOL0841
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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