Feb 25, 2024
Total Credits: 15
Major Number: 4910
CIP Code: 30.2001
The Global Studies Certificate provides a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding the interdependence and interconnectedness of people and nations around the globe. By taking a variety of courses with a common focus, students gain knowledge and analytical skills to discuss political, economic, and cultural elements of contemporary societies from several perspectives. They also gain knowledge and understanding in order to interact and communicate well with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. The intention is to enhance these abilities in order to become community leaders and active world citizens. This certificate complements many academic fields and any career which benefits from a global/international perspective.
Career/Occupational Elective Requirements
MnTC/General Education Requirements
MnTC Elective Requirements
Additional Elective Requirements
Select 6 credits
Select 5 credits
Global Studies OR International/Area Studies
(if needed to reach 15 credit total)
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 220.127.116.11
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This certificate often is intended for transfer to a four-year institution. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or the program instructor before registering to discuss your goals and look at programs designed for transfer. An articulation agreement exists with Bemidji State University in International Studies.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
- Discuss individual and human values within an historical and social context.
- Respond critically to global issues that are fundamental to the health and survival of any society.
- Articulate an informed understanding of complex global, cultural or regional issues.
- Analyze multidisciplinary elements that influence relations among states, regions and societies in their historical and contemporary dimensions.
- Analyze global problems and the cultural, economic and political interactions that affect possible solutions.
- Explain the concept of a global citizen and the responsibility global citizens’ share for their common global future.
Program Contact Information
David Lyons 651.779.3422 Room 3457 West
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
- Additional Elective Requirement (International/Area Studies) Credits: 5
- Additional Elective Requirement (Global Studies OR International/Area Studies) Credits: 1
This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu
Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.