Academic Coursework

Language Requirement:

  • Foreign language major or minor or
  • The equivalent of FL 201 or
  • At least three credit hours at any level of study in a new language

Course Requirement:

4 courses with strong international emphases chosen from 3 different categories. GPC students must take at least one course in all three categories.

Note: Students may substitute a course with a multicultural emphasis in place of one of the required 4 courses. Courses used to fulfill certificate requirements may simultaneously apply to general education, major, or minor requirements.  Courses need to be taken for a grade. Students must complete a minimum of 3 credit hours for the language requirement, and 12 additional credit hours for the 4 courses within the 3 thematic categories (15 credits total). Overall 2.0 GPA (C average) required for course work completed.