Printed on 7/17/2024

Intercultural Foundations

20-141-1 Certificate (C) 6 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

In today's increasingly diverse and competitive global economy, employers are seeking employees with the technical skills to perform their duties, as well as the ability to work well with others who have been shaped differently. Differentiate yourself from others in your field by adding this certificate to your technical area of expertise. You’ll develop intercultural competence through training and experience that emphasizes the insight and skills necessary to confidently interact effectively and appropriately with people from diverse backgrounds.


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Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

    Technical Studies (6 Credits)

    Course Title
    Course Number
    Instructional Hours
    Outside Effort Hours**
    Prior Learning Credit Eligibility
  • International Professional Field Studies

    • Instructional Hours: 162
    • Outside Effort Hours: 36
    • Course Number: 10140100
    • Credits: 3.00

    Provides students with an opportunity to study/work in their program area in a foreign country. They learn the fundamentals of the language spoken in the country they are visiting as well as gain an understanding of the values and behaviors of a different society and workplace.

  • Intercultural Relations

    • Instructional Hours: 54
    • Outside Effort Hours: 108
    • Course Number: 10141166
    • Credits: 3.00

    Prepare for today's increasingly global and diverse workplace by developing your intercultural competence.  Explore the impact of culture on work behavior and professional relations, evaluate workplace cultural scenarios, and build a practical set of tools to effectively and appropriately interact across cultures in order to excel in today's business environment.


Expected Competencies

For more information visit our Credit For Prior Learning page.