Communication Skills

Certificate Requirements (32 units)

Required course (4 units)

  1. COMM 491. Ethical Aspects of Communication (4)

Electives (28 units)

  1. Public speaking
    • Four units chosen from:
    • COMM 120. Oral Communication (4)
    • COMM 180. Critical Thinking Through Argumentation (4)
    • COMM 311. Business and Professional Communication (4)
  2. Intercultural communication
    • Four units chosen from:
    • COMM 304. Intercultural Communication (4)
    • COMM 411. Gender and Communication (4)
  3. Interpersonal communication
    • Four units chosen from:
    • COMM 221. Small Group Communication (4)
    • COMM 225. Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication (4)
    • COMM 331. Communication for Training Programs (4)
    • COMM 403. Interpersonal Relations (4)
    • COMM 441. Interviewing (4)
  4. Public relations
    • Four units chosen from:
    • COMM 341. Public Relations Theory and Principles (4)
    • PA 307. Public Relations in the Public Sector (4)
  5. Journalism
    • Eight units chosen from:
    • COMM 240. Writing for Media (4)
    • COMM 342. Publication Design and Makeup (4)
    • COMM 343. Nonfiction Reporting and Writing (4)
  6. Media
    • Two courses for a minimum of four units chosen from:
    • ART 290. Beginning Photography (5)
    • COMM 381. The Development of Motion Pictures (4)
    • MUS 266. Introduction to Computer and Electronic Music (4)
    • MUS 267. Introduction to Studio Recording Techniques (4)
    • MUS 519. Audio Production (2)
    • TA 253. Voice for the Stage (2)