The Global Engagement Certificate is designed to provide students with powerful tools to understand the international dynamics of the past, present, and future world scenario, as well as allow students to be able to apply knowledge in the contemporary market.
This Certificate can enhance other programs by providing an additional area-study of specialization. Furthermore, it is designed to complement and combine with a wide range of existing majors. In order to focus on the study and dialogue between the global and the local realities, students will be able to take advantage of existing courses in areas such as Global Mediated Cultures, Gender and Multicultural Issues in the Global World, Migration and Diasporas, and American Studies in the Global Age, as well as cognates related to global themes.
The Global Engagement Certificate requires the following courses (12 credits total):
|One course from:||3|
|Intro to Global Cultures|
|Select three courses from the following (CACG):||9|
|W. African Music: Trad.&Glob.|
|Seminar: African Diaspora|
|Intro to Arab American Studies|
|Public Cultural Work|
|History of Islam in the US|
|Arabs & Muslims in Media|
|Arab Americans Since 1890|
|Intro to Postcolonial Studies|
|Arab American Women Writers|
|Arab American Identity|
|Middle Eastern Diasporas|
|Culture and Int'l Business|
|Anthropology of Latin America|
|Anth Persp on the Middle East|
|Who Owns the Past?|
|Men and Masculinities|
|Kinship and Marriage|
|Religion and Culture|
|Immigrant Cultures and Gender|
|Gender and Globalization|
|Comparat. American Identities|
|Public Comm and Culture Stdies|
|Lang,Clture,Litrcy & Power Ed|
|Appl Business Tech for Engr|
|Global Climate Change|
|Eur and Intern'l Econ History|
|Immigration in America|
|Postwar European Cinema|
|The European Union|
|This American Life|
|Intl Dimensions of Org Behav|
|Pol of the Developing Areas|
|Problems in Intl Politics|
|International Security Affairs|
|Terrorism & US Natl Security|
|America in a Global Society|
|Sex, Gender and the Body in International Development|
|Total Credit Hours||12|
- A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA is required for admission to the program.
- No courses may be taken as pass/fail.
- A maximum of one transfer course (three credit hours) may count toward the Certificate by petition.
- 3 credits of study abroad, internship or co-op and 3 credits of a foreign language above the 302 level may be used with approval of the program director by petition.
- A minimum 3.0 GPA in the courses counting toward the Certificate and a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA are required at the time of graduation and/or posting of the certificate.