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2023-2024 Chesapeake College Catalog 
2023-2024 Chesapeake College Catalog

Global and Intercultural Studies Certificate (241)

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Award: Certificate

Program Mission: The Chesapeake College Global and Intercultural Studies Certificate program is designed for students who seek a career in international or intercultural studies or who wish to transfer to a four-year institution.

Program Description: The certificate in Global and Intercultural Studies will give students interdisciplinary perspectives on the interplay of both local and global communities, and prepare students to participate effectively in our increasingly interdependent and multicultural world.

Program Goals: The certificate in Global and Intercultural Studies will:

  • Facilitate proficiency in content knowledge and skills for for international and intercultural research.
  • Provide students with a broad understanding of intercultural communication, world history, and the study of other cultures.
  • Serve students planning to earn baccalaureate degrees in International Relationships, Peace and Conflict Resolution, African American Studies, and other professional programs in a multicultural world.

Student Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the interrelationships between cultures.
  • Describe globalization in environmental, anthropological, sociological, and cultural perspectives.
  • Discuss the importance of artistic expression within and between cultures.
  • Demonstrate self-awareness as well as awareness of the cultural values, beliefs, communication styles of others.

Contact Person: Dr. Eleanor Welsh



Fall Semester I

Spring Semester I

Minimum Required Credits: 16

Minimum Required Credits: 16


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Program Requirements

(Courses Appear in Recommended Sequence)

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