This certificate program is intended for students who wish to combine the study of intercultural communication with advanced foreign language study.
A competence in intercultural communication is indispensable for functioning effectively in an era of economic, social and cultural globalization. Language study together with instruction in issues of communication across cultures will help students acquire useful knowledge and skills in their careers and in their lives as citizens.
All courses in fulfillment of the Certificate in Intercultural Communication must be completed with a grade of "B" or higher.
A more advanced student may substitute a three-credit higher-level language course, in consultation with a faculty advisor.
elective courses from language, MLL or related disciplines, to be chosen in consultation with the faculty advisor. At least three of the six elective credits will come from outside the student's primary language of study.