Certificate in Workplace Communications

This program is no longer accepting new applications.

As part of its ongoing curriculum review and refresh to better serve its students, UMUC has eliminated some of its undergraduate certificate programs. Current students have been contacted to ensure timely completion of the program or to discuss alternative programs of interest.

If you are enrolled in this program, please use the curriculum requirements below to track your success as you complete your certificate. Contact your academic advisor if you have any questions.

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The workplace communications certificate is designed to prepare students in the basics of communication vehicles and modes in the modern workplace. It introduces them to the vocabulary of the field and to the tools and techniques used to create workplace documents. With appropriate choice of major and elective courses, this certificate may be completed while pursuing the Bachelor of Arts in communication studies.

Note: Courses may be applied to only one certificate; some prerequisites may need to be fulfilled before beginning certificate courses.

Four required courses:

  • WRTG 101 Introduction to Writing (3)
  • IFSM 201 Concepts and Applications of Information Technology (3)
  • CMST 310 Fundamentals of Electronic Publishing (3)
  • WRTG 293 Introduction to Professional Writing (3)

A writing course chosen from the following: 3

An editing course chosen from the following: 3

Total credits for certificate in Workplace Communications: 18

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