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    global studies certificate


      Program Number: 97-890-1
      School Year: 2019-2020
      Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
      This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

      Program Description

      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.

      Approximate Costs

      • $134.20 per credit (resident)
      • $201.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
      • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
      • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

      Career Opportunities

      • Prepares students to interact with people who hold different world views.
      • Prepares students for a workforce where companies have offices in other countries.
      • Prepares students for a career where you need to be flexible and react independently to changing circumstances or environments.
      • Identify and relate to differences in the workplace.
      • Gain knowledge of other cultures while seeing one's home culture differently.
      • Adapt to change and new systems, from transportation to markets, menus and customs.

      Admission Process

      Visit the Admissions Page for details


      Semester 1
      Component 1: Completion of a study abroad program
      140-192International Study1
       - AND - 
      Component 2: Choose a minimum of 9 credits from the following courses:
      102-120Principles of Management3
      105-160Business Law3
      106-135Business Media Management3
      196-134Legal Issues in the Workplace3
      196-169Diversity and Change Management3
      307-179ECE: Child Development3
      307-195ECE: Family and Community Relationships3
      504-181Culture Competence in Criminal Justice3
      543-101Nursing Fundamentals2
      543-104Nursing: Introduction to Clinical Practice2
      543-110Nursing: Mental Health and Community Concepts2
      550-135Diversity in Counseling3
      801-141Introduction to Mass Communications3
      801-196Oral and Interpersonal Communication3
      801-197Technical Reporting3
      806-112Principles of Sustainability3
      809-159Abnormal Psychology3
      809-166Introduction to Ethics: Theory and Application3
      809-172Introduction to Diversity Studies3
      809-196Introduction to Sociology3
      809-300Occupational Success Strategies2
      Total10 credits minimum

      Transfer Opportunities

      Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

      Additional Information

      *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

      For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.