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.

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.

Curriculum

COM 2201: Introduction to Mass Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2206: Interpersonal Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2220: Introduction to Communication Theory View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2211: Effective Public Speaking View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2230: Nonverbal Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2225: Small Group Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
COM 2245: Intercultural Communication View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
Course Option: {COM 2235 OR COM 2287} 3 credit hours
Course Option: {COM 2286 OR COM 2290} 3 credit hours
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