Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Program Code

Program requirements

  • 2 Mandatory Courses (determined by CPA testing)
  • 4 Optional Courses

Program Description

This certificate is available to all students who want to improve their effectiveness as writers in business, government or industry. Clear communication with external and internal audiences contributes to the success of small and large organizations, non-profit agencies and government institutions. Courses will emphasize critical, analytical and strategic communications skills needed to be successful. Certificate completion requires six courses, two mandatory and four optional.

Current Course Offerings
Course Title Course Code Online Equivalents Mandatory
AAC: High Tech and Software CODA1012  
Abnormal Psychology GNED2035  
Adapted Recreation in TR TREC1004  
Adapting Play / Learning Strat ECED2027  
Addictions and Mental Health ADCT1019  
Addictions Consolidation ADCT1021  
Administration and Governance ECED2012 ECED2020 - Supervision/Administration (ODE)  
Adolescent Development CYWK1005 HUMN1013 - Adolescent and Adult Development (ODE)  
Antisocial/Pschopath Mind(ODE) PSYL1005  
Articulation/Phonology/Motor CODA1000  
ASL Beginner 1 COMU0071  
Assessment Processes TREC1002  
Behavioral and Family Supports DEVS2019  
Behavioural Skill Bldg (ODE) BESC1010  
Best Practices in EI ECED2021  
Biological Sciences in TR TREC1014  
Canadian Criminal Justice POLC1002  
Case Management SSWK1006  
Child Dev 0-6 ECED1012 ECED1022 - Child Development 1 (ODE)  
Child Development CYWK1001 ECED1022 - Child Development 1 (ODE)  
Child Development 1 (ODE) ECED1022  
Children's Health / Wellness ECED1025  
Clinical Apps of Motivat Couns ADCT1012  
Co-Dependency Addiction (ODE) PSYL1008  
Comm. Disorders in Adults CODA1014  
Community and Social Services CYWK2002 SSWK1016 - Social Policy and Administration (ODE)
PFPR1026 - Community and Social Services (ODE)  
Community Development SSWK2006  
Concepts of Chem Dependency ADCT1015  
Consolidating Techniques SSWK2007  
Contemp Issues in Criminology POLC3000  
Contemp Social Movements POLC4007  
Co-op and Career Preparation CPHR0001  
Criminal Law: Adv POLC2005  
Criminal Minds (ODE) PSYL1006  
Day/Community Placement DEVS2020  
Diversity/First Nations (ODE) DVIR1004  
Diversity/Multiculturalism SSWK2000 DVIR1004 - Diversity and First Nations (ODE)  
Domest/Workpl Violence (ODE) PSYL1009  
Dual Diagnosis DEVS2016 DEVS2022 - Dual Diagnosis (ODE)  
Dual Diagnosis (ODE) DEVS2026  
ECE Practices (ODE) ECED1038  
Equity and Inclusion in CYC CYWK2004  
Ethic/Professionalism/Wellness SSWK2005 ETHS1000 - Ethics for Professionalism (ODE)
PFPR2015 - Principles of Ethical Reasoning (ODE)  
Ethics and Advocacy for ECE ECED2025  
Ethics and Professionalism CYWK2001  
Ethics In Policing POLC4000  
Ethics/Professionalism (ODE) ETHS1000  
Experiences in Language Arts ECED1013 ECED1037 - Language Arts (ODE)  
Facilitative Techniques TREC1010  
Family Sociology GNED2021  
Family Sociology for SSW SSWK1002  
Family Systems CYWK2006 CHMH1003 - Family Relationships and Psychiatric Disorders (ODE)  
Field Placement 1 BESC1004  
Field Placement 2 BESC1009  
Field Placement 3 -Agency/Comm CYWK3012  
Field Placement Seminar 1 SSWK2009  
Field Placement Seminar 1 ECED1031  
Field Placement Seminar 2 SSWK2010  
Field Placement Seminar 2 ECED2023  
Field Placement Seminar 3 CYWK3017  
Field Placement Seminar 3 ECED2028  
Field Placement: Unique ECED2029  
FITCO Test JUST0059  
Fld Plcmnt 1-Educat/Community CYWK2012  
Fld Plcmt 2-Educat/Community CYWK2015  
Fluency and Voice CODA1010  
Forensic Crime Scene Investig. PFPR2032  
Foundations in ECE ECED1018 ECED1038 - ECE Practices (ODE)  
Foundations of Interviewing POLC3002  
Foundations of TR TREC1003  
FP: Early Learning 1 ECED1032  
Fundamental Concepts:Crim Law POLC1004  
Gambling and Other Behav.Dep. ADCT1020  
Gender Consid in Treatment ADCT1016  
Gerontology-Dev Services (ODE) DEVS2033  
Group Counselling:Dynam/Proc ADCT1001  
Health Skills HLTH2000  
Human Dev Across the Lifespan SSWK1000  
Human Kinetics for Policing POLC1005  
Human Res Mgmt in Policing POLC4005  
Incident Command POLC4003  
Interpersonal Communications POLC1001  
Interpersonal Skills HUMN2004  
Intervention Strategies DEVS2001 DEVS2024 - Intervention Strategies (ODE)  
Intro and Issues in Addictions ADCT1014  
Intro to AAC CODA1004  
Intro to ASD (ODE) BESC1001  
Intro To Aud & Ampl Systems CODA1001  
Intro to Counselling: Motivate ADCT1000  
Intro to CYC 1 CYWK1007  
Intro to Mental Health (ODE) PSYL1016  
Intro to Security Skills LAWS1005  
Intro to SSW SSWK1001  
Intro to Stats/Research Method STAT2005  
Intro/Comm Disorders in Adults CODA1006  
Introduction to ABA (ODE) BESC1000  
Introduction to Police Studies POLC1000  
Introduction to Policing PFPR1022  
Introduction To Psychology PSYL1001 PSYL1021 - Psychology Introduction (ODE)
PFPR1015 - Introduction to Psychology (ODE)  
Introduction to Psychology 1 PSYC1000  
Introduction to Psychology 2 PSYC1001  
Introduction to Psychology 2 PSYL1002  
Introduction to Sociology SOCI1000  
Introduction to Sociology SOCL1000 SOCL1002 - Sociology Introduction (ODE)
PFPR1016 - Sociology Introduction (ODE)  
Introduction to Sociology 2 SOCL1001  
Introduction to The Profession CODA1003  
Issues and Trends TREC1008  
Language Disorders In Children CODA1002  
Language, Learning, Literacy CODA1011  
Leadership and Management CYWK2003 CYWK2017 - Case Management (ODE)  
Leisure Education TREC1007  
Math, Science and Creative Art ECED1021  
Media and Society SOSC3003  
Medications in CYC CYWK3011 HLTH3002 - Introduction to Pharmacology (ODE)  
Mental Health CYWK2010 GNED1067 - Abnormal Psychology (ODE)  
Mental Health Issues POLC2007  
Music and Movement ECED1030  
Nature of Disabilities in TR TREC1015  
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention COMS0015  
Nurturing Infants and Toddlers ECED1014  
Observation and Documentation ECED1029 ECED1023 - Observing the Young Child (ODE)  
Organizational Leadership: TR TREC1009  
Parent/Staff Training (ODE) BESC1006  
Partnerships with Families ECED2014 ECED2019 - Working with Parents (ODE)  
Person Directed Planning (ODE) DEVS1017  
Police Powers PFPR2030  
Police Powers in Canada POLC2003  
Police Studies Work Term 1 COOP1018  
Police Studies Work Term 2 COOP2015  
Practitioner Skills Developmnt ADCT1005  
Preparing for Your Career CYWK3018  
Prevention and Education ADCT1017  
Princ. of Helping Relationship SSWK1003  
Prof Standards in Policing POLC4001  
Provincial Offences POLC2006  
Provincial Statutes PFPR2008  
Public And Media Relations POLC4004  
Research In TR TREC1011  
Residential Placement DEVS2021  
RT with Selected Populations TREC1005  
School Age Dev't/Programming ECED1028  
Selected Populations ADCT1018  
Sex, Drugs, and Youth Culture CYWK2009 CYWK2018 - Sex, Drugs and Youth Culture (ODE)  
Sexual Violence (ODE) PSYL1007  
Social Psychology GNED2016 GNED2082 - Social Psychology (ODE)  
Social/Emotional Health/Behav ECED2011  
Special. Instruct. Strat (ODE) BESC1002  
Stress/Wellness/Nutrition(ODE) CYWK3021  
Studies in Popular Culture HUMA3001  
Supportive Counselling DEVS2015  
Therapeutic Programming CYWK1009  
Therapeutic Relationships: RT TREC1012  
Traffic Management PFPR2031 PFPR2024 - Traffic Management (ODE)  
Transition Plan/Implent (ODE) BESC1007  
Treating Challeng Behav (ODE) BESC1008  
Treatment Modalities ADCT1002  
Victimization (ODE) CYWK3022  
Victimology POLC4012  
Working w/Families/Teams (ODE) BESC1003  
Working with Parents (ODE) ECED2019  

Additional Info

If students achieve the required CPA scores, they may choose Communication Essentials or Work Environment Communication plus Dynamic Presentations. If students choose not to complete the CPA or do not achieve the required CPA scores, they must take Communication Essentials plus Dynamic Presentations.