Mission College offers a ten unit Communication Certificate to students who successfully complete ten or more units of communication course work. This ten unit Certification is noted on the student's college transcript in the certificate/honors section, informing future employers, admissions offices to colleges, graduate schools, and admissions offices to colleges, graduate schools, and professional institutions that the student has received specialized training in communication skills.
The importance of interpersonal communication, group communication, and public speaking training cannot be emphasized enough in providing the fundamental skills for a successful and fulfilling life in a student's personal and professional activities. The ten unit Communication Certificate will not only enhance the student's chances of being selected for that special job or position, it may also open doors both professionally and personally that might not ever been considered.
Core Curriculum: Choose one course from the following:
|Comm 001*||Public Speaking||3|
|Comm 020*||Argumentation and Debate||3|
Plus seven units from the following:
|Comm 001||Public Speaking||3|
|Comm 004||Small Group Communication||3|
|Comm 008||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|Comm 012||Introduction to Intercultural Communication||3|
|Comm 015||Fundamentals of Communication||3|
|Comm 019||Communication Activities||1|
|Comm 020||Argumentation and Debate||3|
*If both Comm 001 and Comm 020 are taken, one may be counted for the Core course and one for the additional units.
Only courses completed with a grade of "C" or better may be used to satisfy requirements for a certificate. For more information please call (408) 988-2200, ext. 5296.