Job Readiness Skills

This non-credit certificate prepares students to enter the workforce through career exploration and planning, interview preparation, employment acquisition, as well as communication and workplace skills development.

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses

WFP/N 601Essential Workplace Traits and Skills
18 hours
WFP/N 602Essential Customer Service
18 hours
WFP/N 603Essential Skills for New Employees
9 hours
WFP/N 608Essential Skills for Job Search Success
9 hours

Total Lecture Hours: 54

A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a significant understanding of the fundamental concepts of accounting, business law, economics, communication, and marketing at a basic level.
  • Produce clearly written, concise analyses, and deliver clear, well-organized, persuasive oral presentations at a basic level.
  • Use accounting information to make informed decisions about the internal operations of a company at a basic level.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role planning, organizing, leading and controlling plays in organizational success at a basic level.
  • Identify and apply ethical principles in management decision making at a basic level.
  • Describe what marketing entails and shows how the components are implemented at a basic level.
  • Analyze, interpret and present economic data at a basic level.