Global Studies Certificate - 18 credits
Why Choose Global Studies?
The purpose of a Global Studies Certificate is to offer educational opportunities for a student to become a productive, global citizen and future leader in the community, state, nation, and world. This certificate complements many academic fields and any career that benefits from a global perspective.
Global Studies programs include topics such as:
- Political Science
- Customs and laws
- Foreign Language
- Global issues
Careers in Global Studies
Types of Jobs
Individuals who study global studies often work in the following professions:
- Political Scientists
Global studies focuses on global issues from a variety of viewpoints, especially the social sciences
Degrees & Certificates in Global Studies
This certificate complements many academic fields and any career that benefits from a global perspective. The following is a breakdown of courses.
Required Courses: (6 credits)
BUSN/HSMA 2125 Business Practices in the Global Market (3)
COMM 1131 Intercultural Communication (3)
Elective Courses: (choose at least 12 credits from these courses*):
Any Topics Study Abroad course (up to 3 credits; strongly recommended)
Any world language (up to 5 credits)
The purpose of the Global Studies certificate is to offer educational opportunities for a student to become a productive, global citizen and future leader in the community, state, nation, and world. This certificate complements many academic fields and any career that benefits from a global perspective.
Required Courses - 18 credits
|COMM 1131||Intercultural Communication||3|
|BUSN 2125||Business Practices in the Global Market||3|
|or HSMA 2125||Business Practices in the Global Market||3|
Complete at least 12 credits from the following courses from a minimum of two departments:
|ANTH 1101||Cultural Diversity||3|
|or SOC 1101||Cultural Diversity||3|
|ANTH 1121||Women Across Cultures||3|
|or SOC 1121||Women Across Cultures||3|
|or WMST 1121||Women Across Cultures||3|
|BUSN 1130||Introduction to International Business||3|
|BUSN 1132||Introduction to International Marketing||3|
|GEOG 1121||World Regional Geography||3|
|HIST 1103||History of World Civilizations 3||4|
|HIST 1131||Family: Sex/Gender/Power: A Cross-Cultural, Historical Perspective||3|
|MUSC 1121||Introduction to World Music||3|
|PHIL 1140||Environmental Ethics||3|
|PHIL 1150||Introduction to World Religions||3|
|POLS 1150||Introduction to World Politics and Globalization||3|
|PSYC 2400||Psychology of Religion and Spirituality||3|
|THTR 2111||World Cinema||3|
- Topics Study Abroad Course is strongly recommended (3 credits)
- CHIN, FREN, GERM, JAPN or SPAN language course (5 credits)
- MnTC Goal 8 course (3-5 credits)
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.