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2012-2013 Catalog 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Development Certificate

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The Professional Development Certificate offered by the School of Liberal Arts and Transitional Studies provide an incentive for Blue Ridge students to enhance their experience by participating in a series of educational courses in a specialized area. Along with core courses for each specialized certificate is a balanced curriculum with coursework in communication and life skills, critical and analytical thinking, and social awareness. The coursework is essential to prepare students seeking to expand their management competencies.

The Professional Development Certificate verifies a student's successful completion of a variety of general education courses. The certificate is designed to be completed in one year of full-time enrollment at Blue Ridge CTC. Concentrations are offered in the following areas: Public Relations, Social Sciences, and General Education Core. The specific course requirements for each Professional Development Certificate concentration are outlined below.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Professional Development

General Education Core 15
Specialty Track 15
Total Credit Hours Required 30

Specialty Tracks:

You must select ONE of the following specialty tracks:

General Education Track

  •  Choose ANY credited courses 100 or above


Subtotal Credit Hours Required 15



Social Science Track

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