|Course Number||Course Title||CL||LAB||CR|
|ENGL 120MC||Communication: Mindful||3||0||3|
|ENGL 101MC||English Composition: Mindful||4||0||4|
|ENGL 102MC||Introduction to Literature: Mindful||3||0||3|
|ENGL 294MC||Communicating Mindfully Capstone||1||0||1|
CL - Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
LAB - Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
CR - Number of credit hours for the course
The 11-credit Mindful Communication Certificate consists of four English (ENGL) courses with the "MC" extension. MC courses infuse mindful communication and emotional intelligence (EI) into the teaching of core course content. Students who take those courses as part of their degree program can graduate with both an Associate’s Degree and a Mindful Communication Certificate.
A certificate in mindful communication makes students more marketable across a broad range of fields, including information technology, healthcare, business, education, and human services. Emotional intelligence is widely recognized as helping people succeed and move up in their careers, and studies also suggest that those with high EI often earn higher salaries than those with low emotional intelligence.
Mindfulness has been linked with an increased ability to focus, improved working memory, improved problem solving, reduced reactivity, reduced stress, and improved health.
The certificate is not financial aid eligible as a stand-alone certificate. The certificate is financial aid eligible only when the MC courses are completed as part of a degree program.