Global Studies Certificate

Program Number: 97-890-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

The Global Studies Certificate integrates student learning across disciplines, fostering connections between interdisciplinary learning and study abroad experiences. Completion of the certificate includes both study abroad participation and student coursework with global and/or cultural competencies. Students will tailor their course of study within the certificate by selecting from a variety of courses with global and/or cultural competencies. For the education abroad component, students can participate in short-term study abroad options or semester-long study abroad offerings.

Students will enhance their workplace skills and employment opportunities through: (1) the ability to apply global perspectives to the workplace; (2) the use of appropriate technology for international communication; (3) the ability to collaborate with diverse co-workers; and (4) the recognition of the impact of the global economy on various occupations and professions.

Number Title Crs
Semester 1
Component 1: Completion of a study abroad program
140-192 International Study 1
 - AND - 
Component 2: Choose a minimum of 9 credits from the following courses:
102-120 Principles of Management 3
105-160 Business Law 3
106-135 Business Media Management 3
196-134 Legal Issues in the Workplace 3
196-169 Diversity and Change Management 3
307-179 ECE: Child Development 3
307-195 ECE: Family and Community Relationships 3
504-181 Culture Competence in Criminal Justice 3
543-101 Nursing Fundamentals 2
543-104 Nursing: Introduction to Clinical Practice 2
543-110 Nursing: Mental Health and Community Concepts 2
550-135 Diversity in Counseling 3
801-141 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
801-196 Oral and Interpersonal Communication 3
801-197 Technical Reporting 3
806-112 Principles of Sustainability 3
809-159 Abnormal Psychology 3
809-166 Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application 3
809-172 Introduction to Diversity Studies 3
809-195 Economics 3
809-196 Introduction to Sociology 3
809-300 Occupational Success Strategies 2
Total 10 credits minimum