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  Oct 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Professional Development Certificate


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Program Overview

The Professional Development Certificate provides an incentive for Blue Ridge Community and Technical College 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, social and cultural awareness, and scientific and quantitative reasoning. The coursework is essential to prepare students seeking to expand their knowledge and competencies.

The certificate is designed to be completed in one year of full-time enrollment at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College. Concentrations are offered in the following areas: Public Relations, Social Sciences, and General Education. The specific course requirements for each Professional Development Certificate concentration are outlined below.

Career Opportunities

The Professional Development Certificate demonstrates to employers a student's commitment to finishing a degree and the acquisition of knowledge of core subjects, including communication, social and cultural awareness, and scientific and quantitative reasoning. The coursework is essential to prepare students seeking to expand their professional competencies.

Curriculum for a Certificate in Professional Development


General Education Core 12
Specialty Track 18
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 18

 

 

Social Science Track


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