Course title

Applied English and Communications


Freshman English and Sophomore English

Course description

This course will teach students communication skills such as reading; writing; listening; and†speaking and will emphasize the practical application of communication as a business tool. Students will learn how to use technical reports and manuals; write business letters; write resumes; conduct interviews; write emails; perform multiple types of public speaking (informative; persuasive; and commemorative); and create visually engaging presentations using multi-media approaches.† (Course is an alternative to JUNIOR ENGLISH 5-6/AMERICAN LITERATURE)

School country

United States

School state


School city

Lake Havasu City

High school

Lake Havasu High School

School / district Address

2675 Palo Verde Blvd. S

School zip code


Requested competency code


Date submitted



Denied date

Denied reason

Per ABOR; "English must include literature and have a substantial emphasis on grammar and composition. Courses such as journalism; business communications; and speech; for example may improve a student?s ability in English; but they are not devoted exclusively to the study of English and may not be substituted for a regular English course." Please provide additional information on the courses emphasis on literature; grammar and composition.

Online / Virtual