World Competencies Certificate

The Certificate in World Competencies will encourage students to be more informed about regions around the world. It will also hone their analytic, as well linguistic skills.

Post-Secondary Certificate - World Competencies

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 21-26, depending on the choice of language

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2020-21

Note: A programmatic international experience, for example, study abroad, can be applied to these requirements.

Summary

Language Requirement

16-20

Cultural Studies Requirement

3

Global/Regional Issues Requirement

3

Activities Requirement see requirement below

0

Total Hours

22-26


Language Requirement

Code

Title

Hours

Complete four semesters of one of the following languages:

16-20

Arabic

ARAB 101

Elementary Modern Standard Arabic I

ARAB 102

Elementary Modern Standard Arabic II

ARAB 201

Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic I

ARAB 202

Intermediate Modern Standard Arabic II

Chinese

CHIN 101

Elementary Chinese I

CHIN 102

Elementary Chinese II

CHIN 201

Intermediate Chinese I

CHIN 202

Intermediate Chinese II

French

FRCH 101

Elementary French I

FRCH 102

Elementary French II

FRCH 201

Intermediate French I

FRCH 202

Intermediate French II

German

GRMN 101

Elementary German I

GRMN 102

Elementary German II

GRMN 201

Intermediate German I

GRMN 202

Intermediate German II

Japanese

JPNS 101

Elementary Japanese I

JPNS 102

Elementary Japanese II

JPNS 201

Intermediate Japanese I

JPNS 202

Intermediate Japanese II

Latin

LATN 101

Elementary Latin I

LATN 102

Elementary Latin II

LATN 201

Intermediate Latin I

LATN 202

Intermediate Latin II

Russian

RUSS 101

Elementary Russian I

RUSS 102

Elementary Russian II

RUSS 201

Intermediate Russian I

RUSS 202

Intermediate Russian II

Spanish

SPNS 101

Elementary Spanish I

SPNS 102

Elementary Spanish II

SPNS 201

Intermediate Spanish I

SPNS 202

Intermediate Spanish II

Total Hours

16-20

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Cultural Studies Requirement

Note: The course meeting this requirement should be in the language or the area of expertise, taught either in English or the target language.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

Arabic Studies

ARAB 305

The Arab World

Chinese Studies

CHIN 313L

Chinese Poetry in Translation

CHIN 380

Chinese Folktales

French Studies

FRCH 300

Intro to Literature in French

FRCH 310

Fr. Lit. Cult. Mid. Age Renass

FRCH 311

Fr. Lit. Cult. 17th 18th Cent.

FRCH 312

Fr. Lit. Cult. Long 19th Cent.

FRCH 313

Literature and Culture III: French and Francophone Literatures and Cultures of the 20th Century

FRCH 338

The French Cinema

FRCH 339

Surv African Cinema

FRCH 420

Studies in French Prose

FRCH 430

Studies in French Drama

FRCH 440

Studies in French Poetry

German Studies

GRMN 106H

Introduction to German Culture and Civilization

GRMN 311

Introduction to German Literature

GRMN 317L

Introduction to Multicultural Literature in Contemporary Germany

GRMN 322L

Survey of German Cinema

GRMN 340L

Nature and the Environment in German Literature and Film

GRMN 350

German Culture & Civilization

GRMN 351H

German Culture: Beginnings to Romanticism

GRMN 352H

Germ Culture: Romanticism to the Present

GRMN 431

German Literature 1760-1832

GRMN 441

19th Century German Literature

GRMN 451

20th and 21st Century German Literature

Japanese Studies

JPNS 301

Advanced Japanese

JPNS 302

Advanced Japanese

JPNS 311

Jpns Clasc Lit Engl Trans

JPNS 312

Jpns Lit Medieval to Mod

JPNS 371

Japanese Film and Anime

JPNS 411

Mod Jpns Wrtrs/Thinkers

JPNS 412

Intro Classical Japanese

JPNS 415

Adv Jpns for Professionals

JPNS 431

Post-War Japanese Lit

Latin/Classical Studies

CLAS 160L

Classical Mythology

CLAS 251L

The Epic

CLAS 252L

Greek Drama: Politics on Stage

HSTR 302H

Ancient Greece

HSTR 304H

Ancient Rome

Russian Studies

FILM 308

Russian Cinema and Culture

HSTR 357

Russia to 1881

HSTR 358

Russia Since 1881

RUSS 105H

Intro to Russian Culture

RUSS 306L

Evil and the Supernatural in Russian Literature

RUSS 307L

Beauty, Power and Pride in Russian Literature

RUSS 411

19th-Century Russian Authors

RUSS 412

20th-Century Russian Authors

RUSS 424

Russian Short Story

RUSS 440

Russian Poetry

Spanish/Latin American Studies

MCLG 315

Major Hispanic Authors

SPNS 301

Spanish: Oral and Written Expr

SPNS 326

Contemporary Spanish Lit

SPNS 331

Cultures and Societies of Latin America

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Global/Regional Issues Requirement

Note: Other courses may fulfill this requirement at the discretion of the certificate advisor.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

3

ANTY 102H

Intro to South & S. East Asia

ANTY 141H

The Silk Road

ANTY 241H

Central Asian Culture and Civ

ANTY 250S

Intro to Archaeology

ANTY 251

Foundations of Civilization

ANTY 254X

Arch Wonders of the World

ANTY 330X

Peoples and Cultures of World

ARTH 200H

Art of World Civilization I

ARTH 201H

Art of World Civilization II

BGEN 360

International Business

ENST 230H

Nature and Society

GPHY 121S

Human Geography

GPHY 141S

Geography of World Regions

GPHY 245X

The Middle East

GPHY 347

Regional Geography (Multiple Regions)

GBLD 194

Seminar

GBLD 294

Seminar

HSTR 101H

Western Civilization I

HSTR 102H

Western Civilization II

HSTR 103H

Honors Western Civilization I

HSTR 104H

Honors Western Civilization II

HSTR 230H

Colonial Latin America

HSTR 231H

Modern Latin America

HSTR 240H

East Asian Civilizations

HSTR 241H

Central Asian Cult & Civ

HSTR 262H

Islamic Civil: Classical Age

HSTR 264H

Islamic Civ: Modrn Era

HSTR 272E

Terrorism:Viol Mod Wrld

HSTR 334

Latin America: Reform & Revolution

HSTR 345H

Modern China

HSTR 368

Iran Between Two Revolutions

HSTR 386

Nationalism Modern Middle East

IRSH 249

The Irish

IRSH 345L

Literature in the Irish Lang

IRSH 360

Irish/N Irish Literature

LIT 349L

Medieval Lit

LIT 350L

Chaucer

LIT 353L

Milton

LIT 355

British Romanticism

PSCI 220S

Intro to Comparative Government

PSCI 230X

Intro to International Relations

PSCI 311

Rev & Reform Modern China

PSCI 322

Politics of Europe

PSCI 324

Climate Policies: China & U.S.

PSCI 325

Politics of Latin America

PSCI 326

Politics of Africa

PSCI 327

Politics of Mexico

PSCI 328

Politics of China

PSCI 334

International Security

PSCI 336

European Union

PSCI 337

Model United Nations

PSCI 381

State Formation

SOCI 212S

Social Issues Southeast Asia

SOCI 325

Social Stratification

SOCI 355

Population and Society

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Activities Requirement

Note: Students are required to retain documentation tracking participation/attendance of such activities, which will be signed by the MCLL chair.

Code

Title

Hours

Participation in eight (8) campus activities with an international focus (these activities are not for credit). Examples of such activities could include participating club events; attending campus lectures that have an international focus; volunteering for Foreign Language Day; or going to cultural events (art exhibit, theater performance) that have an international theme.