Cross-Cultural Communication, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Cross-Cultural Communication will help to equip professionals with the knowledge and competencies to:

  • Analyze personal cross-cultural awareness and implicit bias, in addition to interpret organizational cross-cultural communication strategy to develop effective communication processes and activities
  • Evaluate communication audiences from a holistic perspective, thereby constructing effective verbal and nonverbal interactions based on cross-cultural consumption
  • Formulate enlightened cross-cultural communication and inclusive diversity strategies, processes, and policies
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills through research, case analysis, role-plays, and experiential learning demonstrating agility, quick response, and diplomacy employing cross-cultural communication strategies

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Required Courses

CMN 6085Strategies for Cross-Cultural Facilitation and Negotiation3
CMN 6095Foundations of Developing Cultural Awareness3

Required Electives

Students must earn a minimum of 12 quarter hours.

Social Justice Track

PBR 6100Introduction to Public Relations3
HSV 6120Social Inequality, Social Change, and Community Building3
ITC 6045Information Technology Policy, Ethics, and Social Responsibility3
HRM 6040High-Performance Human Resources Systems and Development3

International Track

GST 6100Globalization and Global Politics and Economics4
GST 6101Global Literacy, Culture, and Community4
LDR 6145Global Leadership3
HRM 6040High-Performance Human Resources Systems and Development3

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

18 total quarter hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required