Start by taking a single course
At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.
Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Business. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as business communication, marketing, finance, human resources and international business.
Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!
*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
Undergraduate Business Courses
BUS 2414 Business Communications
This course is a detailed study and application of various types of oral and written communication in business. The goal of this course is to teach Learners to communicate in a clear, courteous, concise, and correct manner on both a personal and professional level. It examines the role of communication in the organization. Topics include: technologies that enhance communication effectiveness, international considerations, presentation and written skills, and written forms of communication.Learning Outcomes:
- Demonstrate the ability to write appropriately for different audiences.
- Apply the first steps of composing: prewriting and planning.
- Manage aspects of style that lead to simple, clear, and concise writing.
- Associate outward business behaviors with culturally held values, assumptions, life experiences, and concepts of self-awareness.
- Identify the characteristics and mechanics of successful teams.
- Write an effective resume and job application letter.
- Write email messages that are clear, concise, and professional.
- Identify proper punctuation, usage, and formatting.
- Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
- Communicates effectively in oral form as demonstrated by the ability to structure and deliver an oral presentation