Communication Studies – Certificate of Achievement (20 total units)

Things to keep in mind:

  1. You must complete all courses with a grade of "C" or higher
  2. You may also complete courses with a grade of "Pass" if the class is taken on a Pass/No Pass basis, as long as the "Pass" is equal to a "C" or greater.
  3. Courses marked with (H) may be offered as an Honors course.

I. Complete ONE (1) course from the following

Course Number Course Title Units
COMM 1 (H) Public Speaking 5 units
COMM 10 (H) Fundamentals of Oral Communication 5 units

II. Complete ONE (1) course from the following

Course Number Course Title Units
COMM 8 (H) Argumentation and Critical Inquiry in Oral Communication 5 units
COMM 9  Argumentation: Analysis of Oral and Written Communication 5 units
COMM 15 (H) Critical Decision Making in Groups 5 units

III. Complete a minimum of 10 units from the list below not already taken in sections I and II:

Course Number Course Title Units
JOUR 2 Mass Communication and Its Impact on Society 4 units
COMM 1 (H) Public Speaking 5 units
COMM 7 (H) Intercultural Communication 4 units
COMM 8 (H) Argumentation and Critical Inquiry in Oral Communication 5 units
COMM 9 Argumentation: Analysis of Oral and Written Communication 5 units
COMM 10 (H) Fundamentals of Oral Communication 5 units
COMM 15 (H) Critical Decision Making in Groups 5 units
COMM 16 (H) Interpersonal Communication 5 units
COMM 70 (H) Effective Organizational Communication 5 units
COMM 77, 77X, 77Y, 77Z Special Individual Projects in Communication Studies 1-4 units
COMM 78W, 78X, 78Y, 78Z Special Topics in Communication Studies 1-4 units
COMM 79, 79X, 79Y, 79Z Special Group Projects in Communication Studies 1-4 units

Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information above, requirements do sometimes change. We recommend consulting course catalogs, the schedule of classes, and the Degree and Certificate Programs page.