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Personal Development for Professional Advancement, Certificate of Proficiency

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Requirements

The courses in this certificate provide a flexible way for students and their advisors to choose acustomized path for foundational success in college and increased employability through thetheoretical and experiential learning of soft skills. Completion of this certificate can efficiently lead tothe partial fulfillment of an additional certificate and associate degree.

 Total Program Credits: 18

General Education Requirements: 18 Credits
Developing Academic Independence - Complete 3 credits from the following: 3
  SLSS 1050 Research Skills for Student Success  
  SLSS 1000 University Student Success  
  SLSS 1190 Power Learning Strategies  
  SLSS 1195 Speed Reading  
  ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts CC  
Building Self-Knowledge for Self-Leadership - Complete 9 credits from the following: 9
  SLSS 101R Student Success Topics  
  SLSS 103R Student Leadership Development I  
  SLSS 104R Student Leadership Development II  
  SLSS 1100 Stress Management  
  SLSS 1200 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People  
or SLSS 120H The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People  
  SLSS 2100 Major and Career Exploration  
  SLSS 2500 Leader--Strengths-Based Leader/Coach  
Learning Experientially - Complete 6 credits from the following: 6
  SLSS 2300 Leadership Mentoring II  
  SLSS 240R Mentoring Leadership Practicum  
  MAT 240R Math Mentor Leadership Practicum  
  SLSS 281R Internship  
  UVST 1100 Prior Learning Assessment Portfolio  
  UVST 289R Undergraduate Research  
  UVST 290R Community Engagement and Applied Service Learning  

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Complete 18 credits of course work.  
  2. Earn a minimum 2.5 GPA in all certificate course work with no grades lower than a C-.  
  3. Residency hours -- Minimum of 5 credits required through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
SLSS 1000 University Student Success 3
SLSS 103R Student Leadership Development I 3
SLSS 1100 Stress Management 3
  Semester total: 9
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
SLSS 1200 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People 3
SLSS 2300 Leadership Mentoring II 3
MAT 240R Math Mentor Leadership Practicum 2
SLSS 281R Internship 1
  Semester total: 9
  Degree total: 18

Department

Student Leadership and Success Studies

The Student Leadership and Success Studies department is in the School of Education. To find the most up-to-date information from the Student Leadership and Success Studies department, visit their website.

Student Leadership and Success Studies department