AC Communication Competence in the Workplace
Academic Plan Code
MCCCD Program Detail
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the Required Courses area.
The Academic Certificate (AC) in Communication Competence in the Workplace is an interdisciplinary program of study that provides intensive study of written and oral communication skills in different contexts including interpersonal communication, small group interaction, team-building, problem solving, public speaking and presentation skills, conflict resolution, assertiveness, and leadership. Students develop skills to enhance their professional, social, and personal interactions, and become more competitive and effective in the workforce.
What You’ll Learn
This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Compose expository essays in English.
- Demonstrate skill in research, note-taking, organization, and documentation in the preparation and writing of a research paper.
- Demonstrate skill in using verbal and nonverbal symbols, interactive listening, resolving interpersonal conflict, and developing and maintaining personal and professional relationships.
- Present ideas in an organized, time-constrained format, and express one`s self objectively, subjectively, and creatively.
- Explain and apply principles and processes of small groups to problem-solving, decision-making, and information-sharing.
- Complete a service-learning field experience within a private or public agency, educational institution, or citizen volunteer group.
- Read and analyze varied and challenging reading materials, and analyze, synthesize, and evaluate these materials through written discourse.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|If choosing BPC110 or CIS105 only one can be applied|
|BPC110||Computer Usage and Applications||3|
|CIS105||Survey of Computer Information Systems||3|
|COM207||Introduction to Communication Inquiry||3|
|COM/THP241||Oral Interpretation of Literature||3|
|COM250||Introduction to Organizational Communication||3|
|COM259||Communication in Business and Professions||3|
|COM263||Elements of Intercultural Communication||3|
|ENG111||Technical and Professional Writing||3|
|IBS109||Cultural Dimension for International Trade||3|
|SWU295||Effective Helping in a Diverse World||3|
Free Restricted Electives
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|Any approved General Education course in the Cultural Awareness (C) value (3) OR|
|COM+++++||Any COM communication course (3) except courses used to satisfy Required Courses or Restricted Electives areas.||3|
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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.
All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
View MCCCD's program website for the Academic Certificate in Communication Competence in the Workplace (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125955).