In today's increasingly diverse and competitive global economy, employers are seeking employees with the technical skills to perform their duties, as well as the ability to work well with others who have been shaped differently. Differentiate yourself from others in your field by adding this certificate to your technical area of expertise. You’ll develop intercultural competence through training and experience that emphasizes the insight and skills necessary to confidently interact effectively and appropriately with people from diverse backgrounds.
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.
International Professional Field Studies
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.
Working Effectively Across Cultures
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.