Advanced Certificate in International Studies
(12 hours – excluding requisites)
The Advanced Certificate in International Studies is a 12-hour certificate program designed to equip leaders for service in a broad array of cross-cultural contexts. The student will investigate how cultures affect commerce, government, religion, diplomatic relations, and other facets of society. The students will take a least one foundational course and choose any of the three MAIS elective courses which suit their career aspirations and personal interests.
FOUNDATION COURSES: (excluding requisites)
Students are required to take 1 foundation course:
MAIS 5302 - Geopolitics Through the Lens of Geography
MAIS 5305 - Cultural Intelligence
MAIS 5318 - International Political Economy
MAIS 5319 - International Security: The Trigger Point
Students may choose any 3 of the MAIS-elective courses
MAIS 5301 - Contemporary Global Issues (Travel Study)
MAIS 5303 - Christian Perspectives on Global Religions and Worldview (S-L)
MAIS 5304 - International Peace and Conflict Studies
MAIS 5310 - Short-Term International Immersion Experience (S-L)
MAIS 5313 - Urbanization and Development
MAIS 5314 - International Relations: The Human Market
MAIS 5315 - International Ethics: The Gray Line
MAIS 5316 - An International Threat: Global Health Issues
MAIS 5317 - Comparing Government Structures and Political Systems
MAIS 6306 - Cross-Cultural and Global Leadership
(S-L)= This course contains a field-based service-learning component.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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