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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Major: 6219N
Effective Term: 2019 Spring   

Award: AC  
Total Credits: 30-33
CIP Code: 09.9999

Instructional Council: Communication (55)
GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: 25-1122, 27-3041, 27-3043

Description: The Academic Certificate (AC) in Communication Competence in the Workplace is an interdisciplinary program of study that provides intensive study of written and oral communication skills in different contexts including interpersonal communication, small group interaction, team-building, problem solving, public speaking and presentation skills, conflict resolution, assertiveness, and leadership. Students develop skills to enhance their professional, social, and personal interactions, and become more competitive and effective in the workforce.

Required Courses
COM110 Interpersonal Communication 3
+ COM225 Public Speaking 3
COM230 Small Group Communication 3
+ COM282AC Service-Learning Experience in Communication 3

+ CRE101 College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR
Equivalent as Indicated by Assessment 0-3

+ ENG101 First-Year Composition (3) OR
+ ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL (3) 3

+ ENG102 First-Year Composition (3) OR
+ ENG108 First Year Composition for ESL (3) 3
Credits: 18-21

Program Competencies
1. Compose expository essays in English. (ENG101, ENG107)
2. Demonstrate skill in research, note-taking, organization, and documentation in the preparation and writing of a research paper. (ENG102, ENG108)
3. Demonstrate skill in using verbal and nonverbal symbols, interactive listening, resolving interpersonal conflict, and developing and maintaining personal and professional relationships. (COM110)
4. Present ideas in an organized, time-constrained format, and express one`s self objectively, subjectively, and creatively. (COM225)
5. Explain and apply principles and processes of small groups to problem-solving, decision-making, and information-sharing. (COM230)
6. Complete a service-learning field experience within a private or public agency, educational institution, or citizen volunteer group. (COM282AC)
7. Read and analyze varied and challenging reading materials, and analyze, synthesize, and evaluate these materials through written discourse. (CRE101)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: October 16, 2018

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.