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Communications Specialist in Organizations

Pathways Certificate

The certificate represents 16 credit hours of completed course work that applies to entry level customer service or other communication-related jobs. Students who complete this certificate will have demonstrated skills in listening, persuasive message development, group dynamics and leadership, critical thinking, workplace writing, teamwork, and customer service.

Courses

Courses are listed in the terms students should consider taking them in order to complete the certificate in one year. The terms that courses are offered at UCC are given in ( ) after each course.

Fall

Business Communications BA 214 (3) (F,W,S,Su) ... OR ...
Customer Service BA 165 (3) (F,S,Su)

Winter

Persuasive Speech SP 112 (3) (W,S)
Small Group Discussion SP 219 (3) (W, S)

Spring

Listening SP105 (3) (W,S)
Technical Report Writing WR 227 (4) (F,W,S,Su)

Careers

Communication Specialist
Average Wage: $9.24 - 32.53 per hr.

New Account Clerks
Average Wage: $11.78 - 19.92 per hr.

Customer Service Representatives
Average Wage: $10.53 - 22.85 per hr.

Advertising Sales Agents
Average Wage: $10.98 - 44.23 per hr.

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Contact

Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

Paula Usrey - Contact
Associate Professor, Communication
Phone: 541-440-4647