International Studies Certificate
To enhance current programs and to encourage the development of future programs
abroad, the International Studies Certificate contributes to the University’s quality
undergraduate program by cultivating breadth of vision through Study Abroad. The
program goals are to:
Give students the benefit of living and learning in another culture.
Enhance the 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 other countries.
Program Requirements (15 credits)
Nine (9) credits in STU courses taken abroad that deal with the host culture.
Two of the following:
Any foreign language course or
ENG 326 Hemingway in Spain
HIS 379C History of Spain
HIS 383 Spanish Civil War
POS 356D Politics of the Developing Nations
POS 480D Inter-American Relations
POS 485C Latin American Economic and Political Development
STM 210 World Religions
For any courses not listed above, the student must get approval from the Associate Provost for Academic Support Services.