Communication Certificate

The Speech/Communication Certificate program consists of 44 credits offering skills and training in written and oral communication and is designed to be a one-year program. It consists of 29 credits of required core courses and 15 elective credits from a list of recommended courses. Students may enter the sequence at any quarter, and, upon successful completion of the required and recommended courses with at least a 2.00 GPA, will be awarded a YVCC Communication Certificate.

Basic Requirements

29 credits

Speech

 

CMST& 220 (Public Speaking)

5

CMST& 101 (Intro to Communications)

5

CMST& 210 (Interpersonal Communication)

5

CMST& 230 (Small Group Communication)

3

Communication

 

CMST 140 (Feature Writing)

3

Information Technology

 

IT 120 (PowerPoint)

3

Business Administration/English (choose 5 credits)

 

BA 138 (Written Business Communication)

5

ENGL& 101 (English Composition I)

5

Electives (Choose 3 course for 15 credits)

15 credits

CMST 280 (Intercultural Communication)

5

CMST& 102 (Introduction to Mass Media)

5

BA 139 (Technical Writing & Presentations)

5

BUS& 101 (Introduction to Business)

5

BA 156 (Marketing)

5

TOTAL CREDITS:

44 credits