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International Experience Certificate - 14 credits

WHAT IS INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE?

The International Experience Certificate focuses on the development of knowledge in world languages, area studies, and intercultural competence, providing students with the skills they need to thrive in our international community and workforce both in Minnesota and around the globe.

 

The International Experience Certificate focuses on the development of knowledge in world languages, area studies, and intercultural competence, providing students with the skills they need to thrive in our international community and workforce both in Minnesota and around the globe.

Required Courses - 14 credits

Code Title Credits
COMM 1131 Intercultural Communication 3

Complete one 5 credit language course; choose from the following:

Code Title Credits
CHIN 1100 Beginning Chinese 1 5
CHIN 1200 Beginning Chinese 2 5
CHIN 2100 Intermediate Chinese 1 5
CHIN 2200 Intermediate Chinese 2 5
FREN 1100 Beginning French 1 5
FREN 1200 Beginning French 2 5
FREN 2100 Intermediate French 1 5
FREN 2200 Intermediate French 2 5
GERM 1100 Beginning German 1 5
GERM 1200 Beginning German 2 5
GERM 2100 Intermediate German 1 5
GERM 2200 Intermediate German 2 5
JAPN 1100 Beginning Japanese 1 5
JAPN 1200 Beginning Japanese 2 5
JAPN 2100 Intermediate Japanese 1 5
JAPN 2200 Intermediate Japanese 2 5
SPAN 1100 Beginning Spanish 1 5
SPAN 1200 Beginning Spanish 2 5
SPAN 2100 Intermediate Spanish 1 5
SPAN 2200 Intermediate Spanish 2 5

Complete one 3 credit culture course; choose from the following:

Code Title Credits
CHIN 1111 Chinese Culture & Civilization 3
FREN 1111 Culture and Civilization 3
GERM 1111 Culture and Civilization 3
JAPN 1111 Culture and Civilization 3
SPAN 1111 Culture and Civilization 3

Complete one 3 credit World Languges and Cultures study abroad course; choose from the following:

CHIN 1900 Topics/Study Abroad 3

FREN 1900 Topics/Study Abroad 3

SPAN 1900 Topics/Study Abroad 3

Other Certificate Requirements

  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 for college-level coursework (courses numbered 1000 and above) completed at Normandale.
  • Earn at least one third of the required certificate credits from Normandale.