Professional Communication COM.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 27 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Communication
Effective as of Fall 2016

What is the program about?

Communication skills are critically important for everyone. Earning a professional communication certificate can be an important key to career success. Completion of the certificate will demonstrate to current and prospective employers that a student recognizes the importance of various communication skills and strategies in a variety of professional settings. The results of a 2011 survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed verbal communication skills as the number one soft skill that employers sought in new college graduates looking to join their organizations.

Program Outcomes

  • Prescribe communication behaviors that utilize effective communication based on relevant theories.
  • Analyze, adjust, and improve own communication behaviors.
  • Analyze, adjust, and improve contextual factors surrounding communication relationships.

Additional Information

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program: View the Gainful Employment Information

Curriculum

Course Title Credits
COM 2201 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
COM 2206 Interpersonal Communication 3
COM 2220 Introduction to Communication Theory 3
COM 2211 Effective Public Speaking 3
COM 2230 Nonverbal Communication 3
COM 2225 Small Group Communication 3
COM 2245 Intercultural Communication 3
(COM 2235 OR COM 2287) 3
(COM 2285 OR COM 2286) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.