AC Global Citizenship
Academic Plan Code
MCCCD Program Detail
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
The interdisciplinary Academic Certificate (AC) in Global Citizenship enhances students understanding of the world around them and current social issues such as economic and social justice, human and civil rights, world and regional conflicts, environmental degradation, cultural diversity, and political change. Through a combination of coursework and experiential learning, students develop skills in critical thinking, inquiry, and discourse while becoming more informed, socially responsible, and engaged citizens of their communities, country, and world. The certificate includes specialized tracks in the impact of diverse cultures on American life: Impact of Diverse Cultures on American Life; Political and Economic Interdependence of the International Community; Global Study of Cultures, Religions, and Values; Regional Study of Cultures, Religions, and Values; and Science, technology and the world.
What You’ll Learn
This program will help you gain the expertise needed to:
- Explain the nature of culture, political systems, economic systems, religion, and language and their impact on individuals.
- Describe variations in social, economic, and political phenomena in major world regions, especially Europe, Russia, North Africa, and the Asian world.
- Describe variations in social, economic, and political phenomena in major world regions, especially Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and North America.
- Describe specific issues related to the study of interstate relations: e.
- Research and identify literary forms, compare and contrast plot variations and demonstrate awareness of cultural points of view.
- Describe the impact that the international economy, including free trade, protectionism, and finance, has on a given country's economy.
- Apply academic studies to world current events in an experiential setting.
- Summarize current knowledge about human diversity in behavior and culture and applications of behavioral and cognitive principles to enhance multi-cultural interactions.
- Describe the influence of world religions on social, economic, and political developments.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|Students will choose 9-10 credits from one (1) of the four (4) tracks.|
|Select any prefixed course(s) except courses used to satisfy Required Courses area.|
|Track 1: Impact of Diverse Cultures on American Life: Credits:||9|
|Courses for Track 1 must be selected from the following disciplines:|
|AIS, ASB, CCS, COM, EDU, ENH, HIS, HUM, IGS, MCO, MHL, PSY, REL, SOC, SPH, WST|
|Courses selected under Track 1 must satisfy both of the following General Education Requirements:|
|Awareness Area C and|
|Core Areas SB or HU or L|
|Track 2: Political and Economic Interdependence of the International Community: Credits:||9|
|Courses for Track 2 must be selected form the following disciplines:|
|ECN, IBS, POS, SBU|
|Courses selected under Track 2 must satisfy both of the following General Education Requirements:|
|Awareness Area G and|
|Core Area SB|
|Track 3: Global Study of Cultures, Religions, and Values: Credits:||9|
|Courses for Track 3 must be selected from the following disciplines:|
|ASB, COM, DAH, ENH, GCU, HIS, HUM, IGS, MHL, PHI, PSY, REL, SOC|
|Courses selected under Track 3 must satisfy both of the following General Education Requirements:|
|Awareness Area G and|
|Core Areas SB or HU or L|
|Foreign Languages: All of the following 201, 202, 203, or 204 level classes are also acceptable under Track 3:|
|ARB, FRE, GER, HEB, ITA, JPN, RUS, SPA|
|Track 4: Science, Technology, and the World: Credits:||9-10|
|ASB231||Archaeological Field Methods||4|
|ASM104||Bones, Stones, and Human Evolution||4|
|BIO107||Introduction to Biotechnology||4|
|CHM107||Chemistry and Society||3|
|GLG110||Geological Disasters and the Environment||3|
|GPH113||Introduction to Physical Geography||4|
|GPH210||Introduction to Environmental Geography||3|
|PHS120||Introduction to Physical Science: Astronomy,|
|Meteorology, Geology and Oceanography||4|
|SOC180||Social Implications of Technology||3|
This Academic Certificate is associated with
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