The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's social advocacy and change certificate is designed for students who wish to promote change in a variety of social and political contexts. Courses throughout the certificate program explore topics ranging from human rights to environmental concerns, with a strong focus on creating and engaging active citizens.
Through unique projects and discussions, you'll learn the fundamentals of effective public speaking as well as how to think critically about contemporary communication. Graduates leave the program with the knowledge and skills necessary to advocate for change and help create a better world.
Empowering atmosphere. While at UW-Eau Claire you'll find yourself surrounded by people like you — eager to learn and help make a difference. Classes are taught by supportive professors with a variety of diverse experiences and areas of expertise, helping you to gain new perspectives and ways of thinking.
Life-changing courses. A combination of courses in communication studies and organizational communication will help you to develop the knowledge and skills needed to create responsible change in your communities.
What classes do social advocacy and change students take?
Your classes may cover topics like:
- Communication and social advocacy
- Active citizenship
- Organizational communication
- Persuasive messages in society
- Human rights
- Strategic message design
Learn more about the social advocacy and change certificate in the UWEC course catalog.
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