Communication Studies (CA)

Administration of Justice: Certificate of Achievement


The Communication Studies certificate program is designed to enhance a student’s ability to communicate in social, professional, and relational contexts. This certificate is intended to enhance the communication skills of students from all majors and career plans. Communication courses focus on how people use messages to generate meaning within and across various contexts, cultures, and channels.


A certificate may be earned in Administration of Justice upon satisfactory completion of 24-25.5 units. Courses must be selected from the following groups as indicated :

Students must satisfy both of the following requirements in order to earn the Communication Studies certificate:

  1. Completion of 12 semester units in Communication coursework. Students must complete any 4 of the following courses.
  2. Earn a letter grade of “C” or higher in each Communication course.
COMM P101 - Intro to Public Speaking 3 units
COMM P102 - Interpersonal Communication 3 units
COMM P105 - Argumentation & Debate 3 units
COMM P103 - Persuasion 3 units
COMM P106 - Intercultural Communication 3 units
COMM P170 - Oral Interpretation 3 units

Effective Fall 2014

Program Learning Outcomes

Construct and deliver a presentation with communicative competence and confidence; demonstrate the dynamics of effective communication in a variety of settings and contexts.

Career Opportunities

Gainful Employment

Additional Resources

January 11, 2018

Kern Community College District