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Intercultural Relations

20-140-8 Certificate (C) 15 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.

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
Prior Learning Credit
Eligibility Options
International Professional Field Studies
10-140-100
3
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
10-141-164
3
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
3
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. Pre-Req: Working Effectively Across Cultures (10-141-166)
Working Effectively Across Cultures
10-141-166
3
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.
Elective: Choice of Foreign Language
10-802-991
3
Choice of Foreign Language such as: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Hmong, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

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