Community, Economic and Urban Development: Basic

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: 01062) Basic

Prepares students to work in private, public, and nonprofit organizations engaged in various community, and economic development activities. Provides an overview of the key areas involved in the field, including concepts of sustainability, strategic planning, microfinance, community design, real estate, economics, and legal issues related to the field.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Students will prepare a PowerPoint presentation on a community planning initiative or other related effort that they have been exposed to in the South Bay or in the broader San Diego region.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”

Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

For more information regarding the data provided for this program and what it means to you as a student, please feel free to visit our SWC Gainful Employment website at: www.swccd.edu/gainfulemployment.

Program Requirements
BUS 100INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY, ECONOMIC, AND URBAN PLANNING3
BUS 83PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT3
BUS 211COMMUNICATION IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY3
or BUS 212 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
ECON 101PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I3
GEOG 145INTRODUCTION TO MAPPING AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS)3
LDR 152BUSINESS INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY1
LDR 154COMMUNITY AND COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP3
LDR 155STRATEGIC PLANNING AND SUSTAINABILITY3
or RE 101 REAL ESTATE PRINCIPLES
Total Units22