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Transcultural Communication Certificate


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(SIMS Code: 114792)

The Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages offers a basic certificate in transcultural communication. The certificate prepares students for an increasingly globalized world for success in workplaces where multiple language backgrounds and cultural systems intersect. Language and cultural expertise, and the interdisciplinary understanding of cross-cultural communication acquired will enable students who have completed this certificate to identify and build on the strengths offered by linguistic and cultural pluralism in creating solutions for problems in the 21st century.

Students must obtain a grade of C (2.0) or better in each of the certificate courses.

Contact the certificate adviser in the Department of Linguistics and Asian/Middle Eastern Languages for more information.

Requirements


The certificate requires 18 units to include:

(6 units)

Introduction to Language and Cultural Variation


(3 units)

Foreign Language or Culture


(3 units)

One course selected from:

Capstone Experience


(3 units)

Fulfilled by studying abroad. If students are not able to study abroad, the capstone can be fulfilled by a fourth semester language course.

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