Sep 19, 2017
Offered by the School of International Service .
Admission to the Program
Open to students enrolled in International Studies (BA) program with at least first-semester sophomore standing or equivalent.
- 19 credit hours of approved coursework with grades of C or better. Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses will not be accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements although these grades will be included in the calculation of the cumulative grade point average. Students must have at least a 2.0 grade point average in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period after they are admitted. All programs must be completed within four years.
Required (3 credit hours)
Thematic Areas (12 credit hours)
Complete the following:
- 3 credit hours from a gateway course;
- 6 additional credit hours from a primary thematic area;
- 3 additional credit hours from a secondary thematic area.
Global Inequality and Development (D)
Environmental Sustainability and Global Health (V)
Identity, Race, Gender, and Culture (I)
- AMST-340 Community Activism and Regional Studies (3) (approved topic)
- COMM-365 Digital Media and Culture (3)
- HPRM-441 Health Communication (3)
- SISU-360 Topics in Identity, Race, Gender, and Culture (3)
- SISU-363 Topics in Identity, Race, Gender, and Culture: Europe (3)
- SISU-364 Topics in Identity, Race, Gender, and Culture: Latin America (3)
- SISU-365 Topics in Identity, Race, Gender, and Culture: Middle East (3)
- SISU-368 Differences and Similarities in Conflict Resolution (3)
- SISU-369 Topics in Public Diplomacy (3)
- SISU-393 International Relations Theory (3)
- SOCY-310 Language, Culture, Power (3)
- SOCY-351 Race and Ethnic Conflict: Global Perspectives (3)
- SOCY-553 Intersectionality: Theory and Research (3)
Community Service-Learning Project (1 credit hour)
- 1 credit hour in a Community Service-Learning Project course (xxx-x94)
Internship (3 credit hours)
Note: Students must enroll in an internship section reserved for students in the Peace Corps Prep Undergraduate Certificate