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Interdisciplinary Global Studies
The Interdisciplinary Global Studies certificate is designed to integrate student learning across disciplines and programs and to foster connections between disciplinary learning, world languages and study abroad experiences. This summative experience will have students earn a certificate to document their international experience and credentials.
The certificate requires a total of 15 credits in international coursework, to include at least three credits of world language study as well as an education abroad experience. Language study is a mandatory component of the certificate but can only total eight credits out of 15. This results in competency in both international studies and world languages.
A wide range of options, including short term study abroad programs, is provided to meet the needs of community college students with family and work responsibilities. Alternatively, students with more flexible schedules can complete certificate requirements through a semester abroad experience.
Students earning the Global Studies certificate can attend full or part time.
Global Studies classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:
- Madison - Truax
- Madison - South
- Fort Atkinson
Some of the courses for this program may be available online.
View the admission requirements for application deadlines, materials and requirements.
- Review the admission checklist to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.
- Attend an Academic Information Session to get started in the admission process.
- Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience, including campus tours and program open houses.
Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC.
Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.
Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2019-2020 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.
Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:
- Progress toward your specific requirements
- Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements
If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.15 credits minimum to complete the certificate by satisfying all the requirements as defined.10-802-1023 credits20-802-2114 credits20-802-2124 credits20-802-2134 credits20-802-2144 credits20-802-2153 credits20-802-2183 credits20-802-2214 credits20-802-2224 credits20-802-2234 credits20-802-2244 credits20-802-2263 credits20-802-2303 credits20-802-2313 credits20-802-2403 credits20-802-2413 credits20-801-2073 credits20-801-2153 credits20-801-2163 credits20-801-2193 credits20-801-2203 credits20-801-2233 credits20-801-2243 credits20-801-2263 credits20-801-2303 credits20-801-2313 credits20-801-2323 credits20-801-2523 credits20-802-2503 credits20-803-2043 credits20-803-2053 credits20-803-2203 credits20-803-2243 credits20-803-2253 credits20-803-2263 credits20-803-2293 credits20-803-2303 credits20-803-2333 credits20-803-2343 credits20-803-2423 credits20-805-2073 credits20-805-2791 credits20-805-2801 credits20-805-2811 credits20-805-2821 credits20-806-2803 credits20-806-2903 credits20-809-2143 credits20-809-2203 credits20-809-2233 credits20-809-2273 credits20-809-2283 credits20-809-2433 credits20-809-2443 credits20-809-2453 credits20-809-2463 credits20-809-2473 credits20-809-2483 credits20-809-2563 credits20-809-2571 credits20-809-2633 credits20-809-2783 credits20-809-2803 credits20-809-2813 credits20-809-2833 credits20-809-2853 credits20-809-2863 credits20-809-2873 credits20-809-2893 credits20-810-2323 credits20-810-2543 credits20-815-2003 credits20-815-2103 credits20-815-2113 credits20-815-2283 credits10-102-1543 credits10-104-1803 credits10-104-1832 credits10-110-1713 credits10-140-1071 credits10-162-1361 credits10-304-1293 credits10-316-1122 credits10-316-1443 credits10-543-2913 credits31-538-3032 credits31-538-3042 credits31-538-3052 credits31-538-3081 credits31-538-3091 credits31-538-3131 credits
After completing the Interdisciplinary Global Studies certificate at Madison Area Technical College, you will be knowledgable in:
- Cultural Awareness: Demonstrate awareness of and sensitivity to other cultures’ norms, practices and actions while at the same time recognizing, acknowledging and appreciating individual differences.
- Intercultural Communications: Communicate effectively and respectfully with diverse peoples in intercultural teams and work groups.
- World Languages: Speak and write in another language while recognizing and respecting the importance of language diversity (all languages) in global communication.
- International Travel: Exhibit preparedness/readiness for international travel, including the abilities to assess and respond to health and safety risks and adapt to unpredictable situations.
- Global Citizenship: Recognize self as a part of global culture by demonstrating awareness of the interdependence of global systems, understanding how the United States may be perceived worldwide, solving problems with multiple perspectives and variables, and making globally responsible decisions.
- Global Work Skills: Apply global perspectives to the workplace through the use of appropriate technology for international communication, the ability to collaborate with diverse co-workers, and the ability to adapt to variances between cultures in occupational processes, procedures and practices, and through recognizing the impact of the global economy on various occupations and professions.
Estimated Program Cost
# of Credits for Completion15Tuition$2624.70Materials/Supplemental Costs$256.92Other Costs$0.00Total Estimated Program Costs:
(book costs not included)$2881.62