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Interdisciplinary Studies - Global Studies - Certificate

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The Global Studies Certificate is a 12 semester hour academic certificate designed to aid students in understanding the complex interrelationships between nations and their inhabitants. The program utilizes a cross disciplinary approach, encouraging students to embrace global issues from multiple perspectives. This certificate will provide a unifying framework to help students contribute to our increasingly interconnected world as responsible global citizens. It establishes a unique foundation for the pursuit of varied majors and careers, from liberal arts and social science to international business. (All courses are core curriculum courses and will transfer as core to all Texas public universities.)


Prerequisite Courses

Year 1

Semester 1
HUMA 1301 Introduction to Humanities I 3
Choose one of the following courses: 3
ENGL 2332 World Literature I
ENGL 2333 World Literature II
HUMA 2323 World Cultures
PHIL 2316 Classical Philosophy
PHIL 1304 Introduction to World Religions
Choose one course from two of the following categories: 6
Social & Behavioral Sciences
ANTH 2351 Cultural Anthropology OR
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography 3
Component Area Option
XXXX #4## Beginning Foreign Language I or II OR
XXXX #3## Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers I or II OR
XXXX #3## Intermediate Foreign Language I or II 4-Mar
Semester 2
Semester 3

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 12

1. Consult with an advisor to select an appropriate elective.

* Institutional Certificate