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General Catalog 2023-2024 
    
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Communication Skills for Professionals, Certificate of Special Study


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Proficiency in communication skills is essential in virtually any professional career. The Communication Program offers a structured sequence of courses leading to a certificate of special study recognizing the focused development of professional communication skills in such areas as presentational speaking, problem solving and decision making, leadership, and interpersonal communication. Upon completion of the certificate requirements, the department will award a certificate.

Certificate Prerequisites: upper-division standing and completion of the General Education basic speech requirement.

Certificate Requirements.


Check with department prior to beginning certificate requirements regarding program status.

Total (18-19 units)


The new Communication Skills for Professionals Certificate Program is designed to enable students to achieve recognition of development in such areas as presentational speaking, problem solving and decision making, leadership, and interpersonal communication.

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