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Bristol Community College (MA) Polk State College (FL)
Davidson Community College (NC) Saint Petersburg College (FL)
Florida International University (FL) Santa Fe College (FL)
Humber College (ON, Canada) Seminole State College (FL)
Leeward Community College (HI) Tallahassee Community College (FL)
Madison College (WI) Tulsa Community College (OK)
Northern Essex Community College (MA) Valencia College (FL)
Northwestern Michigan College (MI) West Los Angeles College (CA)
Pitt Community College (NC) Programs under Development

Bristol Community College (MA)

Name of Program  Global Leadership Certificate
Degree  AA/AS, Applied Science, and Less than 2 year
Credits  15 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  Yes. Students must take:

  1. Global Leadership
  2. Global Awareness GE course
Foreign Language Required  No
Co-curricular  Service learning required
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes
Service Learning Required  Yes
Capstone Project  It varies: final reflection essay, presentation, or ePortfolios
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum grade/GPA  No
Contact  Mary Zahm, Mary.Zahm@bristolcc.edu
Website  http://bristolcc.smartcatalogiq.com/en/2014-2015/Catalog/Certificates/Global-Leadership

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Davidson Community College (NC)

Name of Program  DCCC Scholars of Global Distinction Award
Degree  AA/AS, Applied Science, and Less than 2 year
Credits  15 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  No
Co-curricular
  • 8 events (films, lectures)
  • Study Abroad or domestic intercultural experience (30 hours)
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  Presentation
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  Yes

  • Courses completed with a grade of A or B or
  • Cumulative G.P.A. of 3.5 in globally intensive courses
Contact  Suzanne LaVenture, slaventure@davidsonccc.edu
Website  https://www.davidsonccc.edu/academics/scholars-global-distinction
Additional Information  Part of UNC Chapel Hill Scholar of Global Distinction consortium http://worldview.unc.edu/nc-global-distinction-initiative/

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Florida International University (FL)

Name of Program  Global Learning Medallion
Degree  AA/AS, Applied Science, and Less than 2 year
Credits  12 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone Course  No
Co-curricular  20 points of global co-curricular activities required.

  • 1 point for events (lectures, roundtable discussions)
  • 5 points for semester-long global leadership positions.
Capstone Project  Yes. Final reflection plus one of the following:

  • Research (presented at conference)
  • Internships  (28+ days)
  • Study abroad (28+ days)
  • Foreign language study (4 semesters)
Transcript Notation  No
Minimum GPA  Minimum cumulative FIU GPA of 3.0
Foreign Language Required  No. Foreign Language coursework can count toward the  certificate.(4 semesters in lieu of capstone project)
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes
Service Learning Required  No
Contact  Eric Feldman, efeldman@fiu.edu,
Website  http://goglobal.fiu.edu/medallion

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Humber College (ON, Canada)

Name of Program  Global Citizenship Certificate
Degree  Less than 2 year
Credits  12 credits in mandatory courses
Capstone course  Yes. Students must take the following online courses and complete the experience requirements associated with them:

  1. GBLC 001: Introduction to Global Citizenship
  2. GBLC 002: Citizenship at Humber
  3. GBLC 003: Citizen of the World
  4. GBLC 004: Global Perspectives
Co-curricular 40 hours service learning experience associated with GBLC 002-Citizenship at Humber to be completed locally:

  • Student Success and Engagement Program
  • Alternative Spring Break in the Greater Toronto Area
  • International Centre: Connect Buddy Program
  • Volunteer Toronto

One experience abroad associated with GBLC 003-Citizen of the World:

  • Study Abroad
  • Experience abroad requirement can be fulfilled through internship/ work placement/ service learning/ study away experience in a different cultural community within Canada (ex. Francophone Quebec).
Capstone Project  ePortfolio
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  No
Foreign Language Required  No
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes
Service Learning Required  Yes
Contact   Rebecca Fitzgerald, rebecca.fitzgerald@humber.ca
Website  http://international.humber.ca/global-citizenship

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Leeward Community College (HI)

Name of Program  Academic Subject Certificate in Global Studies
Degree  AA/AS, Applied Science, and Less than 2 year
Credits  18-20 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  4 credits
Co-curricular  No
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  No
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  No
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  No
Contact  Steve Jacques, jacques@hawaii.edu
Website  http://www.leeward.hawaii.edu/asc-global-studies

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Madison College (WI)

Name of Program  Interdisciplinary Global Studies Certificate
Degree  AA/AS, Applied Science, and Less than 2 year
Credits  15 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  3 credits
Co-curricular  Study Abroad experience
Study Abroad Required  Yes. Non-credit one-week faculty-led service program (minimum)
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes (Study Abroad program)
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  No
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  No
Contact  Geoff Bradshaw, gbradshaw@madisoncollege.edu
Website  http://madisoncollege.edu/program-info/interdisciplinary-global-studies-certificate

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Northern Essex Community College (MA)

Name of Program  TBD
Degree  AA/AS and Applied Science
Credits  6 credits in internationalized courses (TBD)
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  No
Co-curricular
  • Events (exact amounts TBD)
  • Application in a club option
  • 3 global papers/projects
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  TBD
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  TBD
Contact  Marcy Yeager, myeager@necc.mass.edu
Website  TBD

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Northwestern Michigan College (MI)

Name of Program  NMC Global Endorsement
Degree  AA/AS and Applied Science
Credits  9 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  No
Co-curricular  Global Experience Options (must complete at least one option)

  • 50 points- Study Abroad (10 days or more)
  • 30 points- Research or creative project on international topic
  • 10-30 points- Domestic international service learning

Must also complete:

5 points- NMC international events (minimum of 4 events, one per semester required)

Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  ePortfolio and presentation
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  Student must complete with a grade point of 2.5 or higher
Contact  Jim Bensley, jbensley@nmc.edu
Website  https://www.nmc.edu/student-services/international-services/global-endorsement/index.html

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Pitt Community College (NC)

Name of Program  Scholar of Global Distinction
Degree  AA/AS and Applied Science
Credits  15 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  No
Co-curricular
  • 8 global events
  • Study Abroad or domestic intercultural experience (30 hours)
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  Presentation
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA
Contact  Jessica Jaimes, jjaimes@email.pittcc.edu
Website http://www.pittcc.edu/pccglobal/index.html
Additional Info Part of UNC Chapel Hill Scholar of Global Distinction consortium http://worldview.unc.edu/nc-global-distinction-initiative/

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Polk State College (FL)

Name of Program  Global Studies Program
Degree  AA/AS, Applied Science and Less than 2 year
Credits  15 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  No
Co-curricular
  • 3 events and 500-750 word reflection essay for each one
  • Study abroad, service learning project, or other
  • Final reflective essay or synthesis project  under the mentorship of a faculty member
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  Global resume or portfolio and reflective essay
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA
Contact  Naomi Boyer, nboyer@polk.edu
Website  http://www.polk.edu/institute-for-global-initiatives/global-studies-program/program-requirements/

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Saint Petersburg College (FL)

Name of Program  TBD
Degree  AA/AS, Applied Science
Credits  15-18 credits in internationalized courses (TBD)
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  TBD
Co-curricular  20-30 hours in curricular requirements (TBD)
Study Abroad Required  TBD
Global Research or Experience Required  TBD
Service Learning Required  TBD
Capstone Project  ePortfolio/ Presentation/ Reflection Essay
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  TBD
Contact  Ramona Kirsch, kirsch.ramona@spcollege.edu
Website  TBD

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Santa Fe College (FL)

Name of Program  International Studies Certificate
Degree  AA/AS, Applied Science
Credits  20 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  8 credit hours
Co-curricular  70 points through any combination of the following:

  • 5 points for International lectures, films, and events
  • 10 points for international club membership
  • 20 points for research on international topic
  • 30 points for research presented at conference
  • 60 points for study abroad
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  No
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  ePortfolio
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  No
Contact  Paloma Rodriguez, paloma.rodriguez@sfcollege.edu
Website  http://www.sfcollege.edu/international/index.php?section=international_certificate

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Seminole State College (FL)

Name of Program  International Studies Certificate
Degree  AA/AS
Credits  26 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  8 credit hours
Co-curricular  Students can choose one of the following options:

  • 4 weeks overseas immersion (e.g. internship abroad, documented ministry experience, study abroad program, personal travel that includes a travel log and itinerary, etc.)
  • 2 faculty-led 10-day study abroad program (students must take the course associated with this trip)
  • 1 faculty-led 10-day and a 3-credit selected studies course and project

Students who are unable to travel may satisfy the world experience component locally.

Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  Yes
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  May include presentation (depending on  the co-curricular option selected)
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  No
Contact  Anne Liese Busch, buscha@seminolestate.edu
Website  https://www.seminolestate.edu/international-studies/certificate

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Tallahassee Community College (FL)

Name of Program  Global Gateway
Degree  AA/AS
Credits  18 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  Global Perspectives: An Interdisciplinary Course in Globalism
Foreign Language Required  No
Co-curricular  5 global events on campus
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  No
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  Capstone assignment
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  No
Contact Brian Kupfer, kupferb@tcc.fl.edu
Website  https://www.tcc.fl.edu/Current/GlobalLearning/Pages/Course-Requirements.aspx

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Tulsa Community College (OK)

Name of Program  Global Citizen Certificate
Degree  AA/AS
Credits  15 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  Yes

  1.  Introduction to Global Studies
  2.  Capstone course (TBD)
Foreign Language Required  9 credits or more
Co-curricular  TBD
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  No
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  No
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  No
Contact Douglas Price, douglas.price@tulsacc.edu
Website TBD

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Valencia College (FL)

Name of Program  Global Distinction
Degree  AA/AS, Applied Science, Less than 2 year
Credits  15 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  No
Foreign Language Required  No
Co-curricular  Students must choose one option:

  • 15 hours form a list of approved activities
  • Study abroad, international internship, or international service learning program
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  No
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  Yes. Format varies.
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  No
Contact  Jennifer Robertson, jrobertson@valenciacollege.edu
Website  http://valenciacollege.edu/international/studyabroad/students/events/globaldistinction.cfm

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West Los Angeles College (CA)

Name of Program  Certificate in Global Studies
Degree  AA/AS
Credits  12 credits in internationalized courses
Capstone course  Yes. Students must take:

  1. Intro to Globalization
  2. Economics of Globalization
Foreign Language Required  No
Co-curricular  Co-curricular requirements include:

  • Meetings with guest speakers
  • Visits to ethnic communities in Los Angeles (Little Tokyo, Korea Town…)
  • Study abroad or internships in multi-cultural/lingual settings
Study Abroad Required  No
Global Research or Experience Required  No
Service Learning Required  No
Capstone Project  No
Transcript Notation  Yes
Minimum GPA  No
Contact  Mark Pracher, prachem@wlac.edu
Website  http://www.wlac.edu/Global-Studies/Certificate-Programs.aspx 
Additional Information West Los Angeles College offers four additional International Areas Studies certificate programs with a regional focus (Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East)

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Programs under Development

College State Contact
Florida Southwestern State College   FL  Mireille Lauture, Mireille.Lauture@fsw.edu
Indian River State College   FL  Alexandra Anez, canez@irsc.edu
Parkland College   IL  Wendy Patriquin, wpatriquin@parkland.edu
Southeastern Community College   IA  Carole Richardson, crichardson@scciowa.edu

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