International Studies Certificate
The International Studies Certificate Program recognizes the growing importance of global interdependence and diversity. It is of special interest to students planning careers in fields emphasizing backgrounds in such areas as foreign languages, regional studies, business, and economics.

International Studies Certificate


For students in World Languages (French, German, Japanese, or Spanish) interested in emphasizing courses with a strong international focus as they complete the distribution requirements for their Associate of Arts degree.

To earn the Certificate (which appears as a special notation on the transcript), students must complete 25 credits in Core Courses and 15 credits in additional approved international electives. Students must complete each required core class with a grade of "C" or above.
International Studies (CERT)
The International Studies Certificate Program allows students to earn two years of foreign language credit while meeting the distribution requirements for the Associate in Arts degree.

Certificate Requirements
  1. Students must complete the General Education Requirements for the Associate in Arts degree as listed in the Clark College Catalog.

  2. Students must complete 25 credits of international core classes and an additional 15 credits of approved courses as part of the required 90 credits.
Required Core Courses (25 credits required)
World Language (15 credits required)
 
15 credits of &200-level courses in one language (French, German, Japanese or Spanish)
Communication Skills (5 credits required)
 
CMST 216
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
5 cr.
History or Political Sciences (5 credits required) choose one
 
HIST&126
WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I
5 cr.
or HIST&127
WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II
5 cr.
or HIST&128
WORLD CIVILIZATIONS III
5 cr.
or POLS&203
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
5 cr.
Approved International Electives (15 credits required)
ANTH&206
INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
5 cr.
ART 225
ART HISTORY: ASIAN ART
5 cr.
ART 226
TOPICS IN NON-WESTERN ART
1-9 cr.
BIOL 101
ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
5 cr.
ECON 110
INTRODUCTION TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
5 cr.
ECON 111
THE ECONOMIES OF THE PACIFIC RIM
5 cr.
ECON 112
THE ECONOMIES OF THE AMERICAS
5 cr.
ECON 120
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
3 cr.
ENGL 261
WORLD LITERATURE
3 cr.
or ENGL 262
WORLD LITERATURE
3 cr.
ENGL 266
BRITISH LITERATURE
3 cr.
GEOG 107
ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
5 cr.
or ECON 107
ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
5 cr.
HIST 221
EAST ASIAN HISTORY
5 cr.
HIST 231
HISTORY OF GENOCIDE
3 cr.
HIST 253
WOMEN IN HISTORY-INDUST AGE TO MODERN TIMES
3 cr.
HIST 275
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY
5 cr.
HIST 285
HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA
5 cr.
HLTH 210
MULTICULTURAL HEALTH
2 cr.
HUM& 101
INTRO TO HUMANITIES
5 cr.
JAPN 171
JAPANESE SOCIETY
3 cr.
MUSC 117
MUSIC HISTORY
5 cr.
MUSC 127
WORLD FOLK MUSIC
3 cr.
PHIL 116
INTRODUCTION TO EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY
5 cr.
or PHIL 117
INTRODUCTION TO LATE MODERN PHILOSOPHY
5 cr.
POLS 151
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
2 cr.
POLS 152
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
2 cr.
POLS 153
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
2 cr.
POLS 161
WORLD WITHOUT WAR
3 cr.
POLS 220
THE GEOPOLITICS OF THE MIDDLE EAST
5 cr.
POLS 221
THE GEOPOLITICS OF AFRICA
5 cr.
POLS 222
THE GEOPOLITICS OF CHINA, JAPAN & EAST ASIA
5 cr.
POLS 223
THE GEOPOLITICS OF SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIA
5 cr.
WS 201
WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD
3 cr.