Programs

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International Studies
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 5 credits of a 200 level World Language Course and 20 credits of approved international courses. Students must complete the 200 level language class with a grade of C or above.

International Studies (AC)
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.

Required Core Courses (5 credits required)
World Language (5 credits required)
 
5 credits of &200-level courses in one language (Japanese or Spanish)
Approved International Electives (20 credits required)
The International Studies Certificate Program has identified certain courses in the Clark College catalog as having a strong international component. Students must complete 20 credits from the list below. The selected courses count toward the International Studies Certificate while at the same time meeting distribution requirements for the Associate of Arts degree. Students must complete each international elective class with a grade of C or above. See list of Approved International Courses below:
ANTH&206
INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
5 cr.
ART 220
ART HISTORY: ANCIENT TO LATE ANTIQUE
5 cr.
or
ART 221
ART HISTORY: MEDIEVAL-RENAISSANCE
5 cr.
or
ART 222
ART HISTORY: BAROQUE-MODERN
5 cr.
BIOL 101
ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY
5 cr.
CMST 216
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION
5 cr.
ECON 110
INTRODUCTION TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
5 cr.
ECON 120
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
3 cr.
ENGL 261
WORLD LITERATURE
3 cr.
or
ENGL 262
WORLD LITERATURE
3 cr.
ENGL 264
BRITISH LITERATURE
3 cr.
or
ENGL 265
BRITISH LITERATURE
3 cr.
or
ENGL 266
BRITISH LITERATURE
3 cr.
ENGL 150
INTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY
3 cr.
GEOG&102
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
5 cr.
GEOG&207
ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
5 cr.
HIST 231
HISTORY OF GENOCIDE
3 cr.
HIST 260
AFRICAN HISTORY
5 cr.
HIST 285
HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA
5 cr.
HIST&126
WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I
5 cr.
or
HIST&127
WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II
5 cr.
or
HIST&128
WORLD CIVILIZATIONS III
5 cr.
HIST 251
WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY I
5 cr.
or
HIST 252
WOMEN IN WORLD HISTORY II
5 cr.
JAPN 171
JAPANESE SOCIETY
3 cr.
MUSC 116
MUSIC HISTORY: MIDDLE AGES TO BAROQUE
5 cr.
or
MUSC 117
MUSIC HISTORY: CLASSICAL/ROMANTIC
5 cr.
or
MUSC 118
MUSIC HISTORY: TWENTIETH CENTURY
5 cr.
PHIL&101
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
5 cr.
POLS&203
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
5 cr.
POLS 220
THE GEOPOLITICS OF THE MIDDLE EAST
5 cr.
WS 201
WOMEN AROUND THE WORLD
3 cr.

Total Required Credits:25