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Global Studies GSC.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 24 - 25 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Sociology
Effective as of Fall 2020

What is the program about?

The Global Studies Certificate provides students seeking a multicultural credential an opportunity to earn a short-term certificate that is completely aligned with a variety of AA degrees. Sinclair students with the desire to acquire knowledge and analytical skills in political, social, historical, scientific, linguistic, economic and cultural aspects are well suited for pursuing this certificate.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate beginning-level written, oral, and reading competency in a foreign language.
  • Identify varying worldviews and recognize cultural commonalities and differences.
  • Analyze international or global issues through a historical and geopolitical lens.

Career Opportunities

Designed for students who are planning on using Global Studies to enhance their careers in: global cultural industries in music, film, sports, and consumer life; global environmental management; global health; global marketing; human justice organizations; international governance; international humanitarian service; international development agencies; international business; mass communication; travel, tourism & international hospitality management; and United States government offices & agencies. The student who pursues this short-term technical certificate would plan to use this to supplement their professional development or to strengthen a major for which Global Studies is a strong base.


Course Title Credits
GEO 1101 (Human Geography) OR GEO 1102 (Physical Geography) OR GEO 1201 (World Regional Geography) 3 - 4
FRE 1101 (Elementary French I) AND FRE 1102 (Elementary French II) OR GER 1101 (Elementary German I) AND GER 1102 (Elementary German II) OR SPA 1101 (Elementary Spanish I) AND SPA 1102 (Elementary Spanish II) 8
HIS 1101 (United States History I) OR HIS 1111 (Western Civilization I) OR HIS 1112 (Western Civilization II) OR HIS 2215 (Survey of African History) OR HIS 2216 (Survey of Latin American History) OR HIS 2217 (Survey of East Asian History) OR HIS 2219 (Survey of the Middle East) OR HUM 1125 (Introduction to the Humanities) OR PHI 2205 (Introduction to Philosophy) 3
PLS 2200 (Political Life, Systems & Issues) OR PLS 2220 (International Relations) OR PLS 2860 (Model UN/International Issues) 3
REL 1111 (Eastern Religions) OR REL 1112 (Western Religions) 3
SCC 1101 First Year Experience 1
SOC 1145 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.