AC Communication Skills for Non-Native English Speakers
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 Skills for Non-Native English Speakers is an interdisciplinary program of study designed to extend traditional ESL coursework. It provides Non-Native English Speakers with oral and written communication skills 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.
Required Courses Credits: 21
|COM120||Pronunciation of American Speech||3|
|COM221||Oral Fluency in American Speech||3|
|COM282AC||Service-Learning Experience in Communication||3|
|COM100||Introduction to Human Communication (3) OR|
|COM110||Interpersonal Communication (3)||3|
|CRE101||College Critical Reading and Critical Thinking (3) OR|
|Equivalent as Indicated by Assessment||3|
|ENG101||First Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG107||First-Year Composition for ESL (3)||3|
|ENG102||First Year Composition (3) OR|
|ENG108||First Year Composition for ESL (3)||3|
|If choosing BPC110 or CIS105 only one can be applied|
|BPC110||Computer Usage and Applications||3|
|CIS105||Survey of Computer Information Systems||3|
|COM230||Small Group Communication||3|
|COM259||Communication in Business and Professions||3|
|IBS109||Cultural Dimension for International Trade||3|
|SWU292||Effective Helping in a Diverse World||3|
|Any approved General Education course in the cultural awareness [C] value (3) OR|
|COM+++++ Any COM Communication course (3)||3|
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