Graduate Certificate - Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities - Graduate Certificate

Program:
Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities - Graduate Certificate
Program Code:
5783 Global Studies in Arts & Human
Program Level:
Graduate Certification
Award Type:
Graduate Certificate Program
Start Term:
SS18
College:
College of Arts and Letters
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Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
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College of Arts and Letters

Graduate Study

Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities - Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities, which is administered by the College of Arts and Letters, engages students in course work and experiential learning that makes an important intervention into conceptualizations of ‘the global’ conceptualizations that often focus solely on economic and political conditions.

Recognizing the complexities of cultural interaction and exchange, global studies in the arts and humanities foregrounds the role of the arts and humanities in recognizing and understanding how global conditions and concerns affect our experiential and intellectual existence. The certificate enhances a master’s or doctoral program in a specific field of study through interdisciplinary learning, language proficiency and experiential opportunities.

The certificate is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in master’s and doctoral programs at Michigan State University. Students must meet the requirements of the certificate specified below, in addition to the requirements for the student’s primary degree program.

The students program of study must be approved the Director of Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities program.

Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities    

Students must complete 9 credits from the following:
1. The following course:
GSAH 850 Seminar on Global Theories and Concepts in the Arts and Humanities 3
2. One 3 credit graduate-level course offered outside of the student’s home program that addresses global issues or themes. The course is chosen in consultation with their primary advisor and approved by the Director of the Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities program.
3. Completion of an international experience through participation in a study abroad program, an approved internship with a global dimension, or research experience. The experience is chosen by the student in consultation with their primary advisor and approved by the Director of the Global Studies in the Arts and Humanities program.
4. Demonstration of oral proficiency in a language beyond one that is required by the student’s degree program. Demonstrating oral proficiency in a language that only reading proficiency is required by the student’s degree program can also meet this requirement. Students can meet this requirement by:
a. Successful completion of an appropriate language course at the 400-level or above, or 
b. Completion of an oral proficiency exam conducted by the Center for Language Teaching Advancement (CeLTA).