Quick Facts
Degree Low Unit Certificate
Areas of Study Career and Life Success

This curriculum is designed to provide an integrated educational option for students preparing for inclusion in the workforce. 

This is a locally approved certificate. Upon satisfactory completion of the listed requirements and application for completion of the certificate to Admissions and Records, the student will receive a certificate of completion. This certificate program is not approved through the California Community College Chancellor’s Office; therefore, completion of the certificate will not be listed on the student’s transcript.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, the student should be able to:

  • Identify occupational opportunities and initiate a job search.
  • Use a word processor, find information on the Internet and conduct employment search activities using a computer.
  • Demonstrate mastery of arithmetic skills presented in real life employment contexts.
  • Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills for the workplace.
  • Navigate workplace issues that lead to improved workplace productivity. 

Certificate Requirements

  • CALS 200 Foundations for College 3
  • CALS 210 Career Planning and Development 1
  • CALS 254 Basic Computer Skills 1
  • CALS 256 Reading and Writing for Career and Life (3) OR ENGL 260 Elements of Reading 260 (4) 3-4
  • CALS 258 Mathematics for Employment (3) OR MATH 220 Basic Mathematics (3) 3
Choose 4 units from the following: 4
  • BUAD 81 Stress Management in the Workplace (0.5)
  • BUAD 82 Managing Organizational Change (0.5)
  • BUAD 83 Conflict Resolution (0.5)
  • BUAD 84 Attitude in the Workplace (0.5)
  • BUAD 85 Customer Service in the Workplace (0.5)
  • BUAD 86 Decision Making and Problem Solving (0.5)
  • BUAD 87 Team Building (0.5)
  • BUAD 88 Communicating With People (0.5)
  • BUAD 89 Time Management (0.5)
  • BUAD 90 Values and Ethics (0.5)

Total Units for Certificate: 15 – 16

For reference only as of 2019/2020

Degree Requirements and Courses

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