Professional Communication (COM.S.STC)
27.0 Credit Hours
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.
- 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.