Program Description

This certificate is designed to provide learners with opportunities related to soft skills and issues around social and behavioral issues. Soft skills, sometimes known as "people skills", are personal attributes and abilities that enhance the individual's interactions, job performance and career prospects. The course selections in this certificate provide opportunities for students to better understand how to approach interactions through critical and ethical ways. It's often said that hard skills will get you an interview, but you need soft skills to keep and advance your profession.

Financial Aid

Not Available

Available

100% Online

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
100%
at Antigo
100%
at Medford
100%
at Phillips
100%
at Spencer
100%
at Wittenberg
100%
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Summarize the dynamics of group interactions
  • Practice improved human interaction skills
  • Summarize the factors influencing human behavior
  • Demonstrate increased self-awareness
  • Outline psychological theories

Courses

The Social and Behavioral Science Certificate is a 9 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

CHOOSE ONE SOCIAL SCIENCE COURSE 3.00
ECONOMICS 3.00
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY 3.00
INTRO TO ETHICS: THEORY & APP 3.00
CHOOSE ONE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE COURSE 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 3.00
CHOOSE ONE ELECTIVE 3.00
TOLERANCE AND INHUMANITY 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
MARRIAGE & FAMILY 3.00
EXCEPTIONAL PERSON 3.00
THINK CRITICALLY & CREATIVELY 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Admissions Process

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