Certificate of Competence
Certificate of Competence in (Arabic, Chinese, French, German,
Japanese, Spanish) Language and Culture
In order to receive the certificate, students will meet a set of requirements combining academic and co-curricular experiences. Upon completion of the Certificate of Competence in Language and Culture, students will receive a certificate that recognizes their achievement and lists the activities in which they have engaged. A notation acknowledging their successful completion of the Certificate will also appear on the student's university transcript.
One of the language courses beyond the intermediate level (beyond 140) may be taken during a study abroad experience with the consent of the Director. Recommended courses for this requirement are those numbered 150 (a topics course, including “Studies in Language and Culture: National Identity in a Trans-National Age,” film, etc.) and 160 (a topics course focusing on literature). Other courses at or above this level may be taken with the approval of the Director.
Before Studying Abroad (1 credit hour)