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Academic Programs – Communication

CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNICATION

San Diego University for Integrative Studies offers a non-degree certificate program in Communication and provides participants with strategic communication skills necessary to navigate the rapidly changing, information-driven work-place. This program will include training in all types and aspects of communication to express oneself professionally by focusing on major competencies of effective communication-interpersonal skills, written communication, and informal oral presentation.

The program is designed for the individual seeking to develop professional-level communication skills in writing or speaking, and learn to apply such skills to professional or personal tasks.

The need for good communication and interpersonal skills is recognized across a wide range of careers. This program is designed with the professional of all fields in mind. The opportunity to demonstrate a mastery of communication skills and best practices can give one a competitive edge with potential employers or help others already employed advance in their careers.

REQUIREMENTS:
Each participant in the Communication Certificate program must successfully complete seven (7) courses on the components of effective communication for a total of 40 units.

Required Communication Courses (Choose 7):

BSCM 400 Oral & Written Communication Skills
BSCM 406 Effective Public Speaking
BSCM 408 Advanced Public Speaking For Business Managers
BSCM 412 Expository & Technical Writing Skills
BSCM 430 Persuasive Communication
BSCM 438 Cross Cultural Communication
BSCM 452 Public Relations Writing
BSCM 460 World Wide Journalism & Expressive Writing
BSCM 464 Conflict & Negotiation
BSCM 468 Teambuilding & Leadership
BSCM 472 Administrative Communication
BSCM 475 Visual Communication & Culture
BSCM 478 Crisis Communication
BSCM 481 Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Workplace

 

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• Become institutionally accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, with the scope of the accreditation covering at least one degree program.

• Achieve accreditation candidacy or pre-accreditation, as defined in regulations, by July 1, 2017, and full accreditation by July 1, 2020.

If this institution stops pursuing accreditation, it must:

• Stop all enrollment in its degree programs, and
• Provide a teach-out to finish the educational program or provide a refund.
An institution that fails to comply with accreditation requirements by the required dates shall have its approval to offer degree programs automatically suspended. “