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Intercultural Relations

20-140-8 Certificate (C) 12 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

The ability to effectively interact across cultures is a highly sought after skill in today’s global business environment. The Intercultural Relations certificate introduces principles in international relationships, explores the impact of culture on work behavior, and advances knowledge and understanding of other cultures. As a result, you’ll be equipped to incorporate global perspectives into professional interactions and decision making, in order to excel in today’s competitive business environment.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
Options
International Professional Field Studies
10-140-100
3Credit
162
36
162 hours in class and estimate 36 hours outside of class. Provides students with an opportunity to study/work in their program area in a foreign country. They learn the fundamentals of the language spoken in the country they are visiting as well as gain an understanding of the values and behaviors of a different society and workplace.
Global Leadership & Professional Development
10-140-164
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. This course emphasizes global leadership and professional development, focusing on academics, professionalism, and personal growth. Students will learn about key global leadership principles and how to apply the principles to their personal, professional, and academic life. The course provides training for future “agents of change” professionals with global awareness.
International Relationship Development
10-141-165
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Designed to advance knowledge and understanding of other cultures. Students explore similarities and differences between another culture and their own while practicing cross-cultural communication skills through interacting extensively with an individual from another country. Students will incorporate global perspectives in their professional interactions as they complete tasks and problem solve.
Prereq: Working Effectively Across Cultures 10141166
Working Effectively Across Cultures
10-141-166
3Credit
54
108
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. This course is designed to address the needs of today’s increasing global business environment by exploring the impact of culture on work behavior, evaluating workplace cultural scenarios, and building a practical set of tools to effectively interact across cultures, in order to excel in today’s business environment.

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