Certificate in Communication & Writing

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UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COMMUNICATION & WRITING

Program Description:

The Certificate in Communication & Writing offers an opportunity for both personal and professional development through its combination of courses. This certificate will provide students with competence in effective writing and the ability to engage in effective communication. Successful students in this certificate program who want to pursue a full degree at a later date may transfer their earned certificate courses towards one of Abraham Lincoln University’s Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree programs.

 

Program Objectives:

The undergraduate level certificate in communication and writing is designed to develop a student’s professional skillset in:

  • Developing proper grammar, spelling and sentence structure techniques to produce well-written ideas.
  • Analyzing text and being able to see arguments rhetorically
  • Gathering appropriate materials and information on a topic for a speech
  • Employing key tactics of managerial negotiation and apply strategic questioning in instances of both employment and performance review interviews

 

Table P7: Program Plan for the Communication and Writing Certificate

SemesterCourse #Course NameCredit HoursCore/ MajorGeneral EducationRequired Elective
1ORT100Orientation00
ENG160English Composition I33
ENG170English Composition II33
COM100Intro: Communication33
COM275Speech Communication33
Semester Credit Hours1212
Total for Semester 11212
2COM420Managerial Communication33
ABS 340Research Methods & Writing33
Semester Credit Hours66
Total for Semester 266
  • This certificate program requires 18 credits.
  • Certificate Programs require the completion of the ALU Online Orientation (ORT100) for students in addition to the credit hour requirements listed.
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