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International Experience Certificate

The International Studies Certificate focuses on the development of knowledge in world languages, area studies and intercultural competence.  

Students who want to travel in other countries as part of their college experience may want to prepare for that by working on this International Studies Certificate. To earn it, you will need to complete: 

  • One five-credit language course
  • One three-credit culture course
  • One three-credit world languages and study abroad course 

Adult foreign language classes are exciting when you practice speaking and listening to your new language in a country where it’s widely spoken.  

What can you do with an international studies certificate?

Community college language classes will get you started with the skills you need to thrive in our international community and workforce - both in Minnesota and around the globe. Adult foreign languages classes can help you go far in your career. 

The certificate will improve your foreign language skills, further your intercultural awareness and allow you to travel through our study abroad program.

International Studies Certificate Program Basics

Normandale provides some of the top community college language classes in Minnesota including the international studies certificate. Choose among Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Somali and Spanish language courses in the Minnesota State system. 

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