International Studies Certificate

In order to enhance current programs and to encourage the development of future programs abroad, St. Thomas University offers an International Studies Certificate. It contributes to the University’s quality undergraduate program by cultivating breadth of vision through study abroad.
  • Give students the benefit of living and learning in another culture.
  • Enhance learning experience through on-site teaching.
  • Introduce students to the variety of artistic and cultural expressions.
  • Improve language skills.
  • Give students a better understanding of their own countries through study in countries other than their own.
Estimated Tuition Cost: $11,955.00
Estimated Cost of Books: $350.00

Employment Opportunities:
In conjunction with a B.A. degree, the certificate in International Studies prepares the individual for various positions in business, education, communications, and public service that require knowledge of international relations, cultural diversity and a historical perspective.

ONET Code. 11-9199.00

Program Requirements: 15 credits
Nine (9) credits in STU courses taken abroad that deals with the host culture.

Two of the following:
Any foreign language course
ENG 326 Hemingway in Spain
HIS 379 History of Spain
HIS 383 Spanish Civil War
HIS 329 Europe in the Nineteenth Century I
HIS 330 Europe in the Nineteenth Century II
POS 421 Government and Politics of Europe
POS 431 International Relation
POS 456 Politics of the Developing Nations
POS 480 Inter-American Relations
POS 485 Latin American Economic and Political Development
STM 210 The World of Religion

For substitution of any other course not listed above, the student must get approval from the Associate Provost for Academic Support Services.