Course Summary
Credit Type:
ACE Exam Number:
50 minutes
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 1 Communications
Exam Minimum Passing Score is 700 out of 1000


The Communication Skills for Business (CSB) Professional Communication certification validates that candidates entering the workforce understand key communication principles and possess the skills that are necessary to be effective in a work environment. While the key skill measured in the exam is communication, the nature of the exam will also help candidates with the other 3 of ‘the 4 Cs”: Critical Thinking, Collaboration and Creativity.

An individual earning this certification has approximately 150 hours of instruction and hands-on experience in formal communication theory and practice.

Skills Measured:

Describe basic communication principles; plan for effective communication; apply best practices for creating business deliverables; deliver your message; receive communications; analyze communication scenarios.
Instruction & Assessment
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