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Global Studies

Global studies are designed for both domestic and international students and help to incorporate global perspectives into professional interactions and decision-making. You’ll receive training to be more effective when working with people from other cultures and doing business internationally. Whether you’re in management, finance, marketing, product development, logistics or services, global studies prepares you to excel in today’s business environment.

Programs


English Business Communication (C)

13 Credits Location: Appleton

If English is not your native language, this program can help you develop your communication skills in English and expand your understanding of the American business culture. You’ll also learn about starting your own business. Your focus will be on English terminology and its application in business. These courses are designed to help you build a deeper understanding of the subjects both in English and in your first language.

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English Language Competency - Advanced (C)

15 Credits Location: Appleton

Improve your ability to communicate and interact effectively with English speakers through this Intensive English certificate. You’ll fine tune your English skills in grammar, writing, listening and speaking. After you successfully complete this Intensive English program, you may enroll in a degree program without TOEFL at Fox Valley Technical College or at many other universities and colleges.

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English Language Competency - Beginner (C)

15 Credits Locations: Appleton, Oshkosh

This program is perfect for English language learners who need basic skills in grammar, writing, listening and speaking. You’ll receive personalized attention and support, the option to partake in cultural field trips, and the basics to communicate and interact with English speakers. After successful completion of this certificate, you’ll advance to the intermediate level.

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English Language Competency - Intermediate (C)

15 Credits Location: Appleton

If you are an English Language Learner with basic English skills and you want to continue building your grammar, writing, listening and speaking skills, this Intensive English certificate can help you get there. Your training includes personal attention and support from your instructors. Cultural field trips will help you learn about the community. After you successfully complete this Intensive English program, you can enroll in the advanced level certificate.

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Intensive Academic English (C) New

9 Credits Location: Online

Online learning to fit your schedule. This program is for English language learners who need advanced academic level skills in grammar, writing, listening and speaking. You’ll receive personalized attention and support, learning the fundamentals to communicate and interact with English speakers.

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Intensive English Development (C) New

9 Credits Location: Online

Study online anywhere, anytime! This program is for English language learners who need basic academic level skills in grammar, writing, listening and speaking. You’ll receive personalized attention and support, learning the fundamentals to communicate and interact with English speakers. After successful completion of this certificate, you’ll advance to the Advanced Level Intensive English - Academic English.

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Intensive English Foundation (C) New

9 Credits Location: Online

Learn online anywhere, anytime! This program is for English language learners who need basic academic level skills in grammar, writing, listening and speaking. You’ll receive personalized attention and support, learning the fundamentals to communicate and interact with English speakers. After successful completion of this certificate, you’ll advance to the Intermediate Level Intensive English - English Development.

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Intercultural Foundations (C) New

6 Credits Locations: Appleton, Chilton, Clintonville, Online, Oshkosh, Waupaca

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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Intercultural Relations (C)

12 Credits Location: Appleton

The ability to effectively interact across cultures is a highly sought after skill in today’s global business environment. The Intercultural Relations certificate introduces principles in international relationships, explores the impact of culture on work behavior, and advances knowledge and understanding of other cultures. As a result, you’ll be equipped to incorporate global perspectives into professional interactions and decision making, in order to excel in today’s competitive business environment.

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International Trade (C)

15 Credits Location: Online

Get the skills and experience employers need to gain an advantage in the highly competitive global marketplace with the International Trade certificate. You’ll learn about international market strategies, finances, sales and marketing, as well as products and services for a global market. Upon completion of the program, you’ll have the opportunity to receive an industry-backed credential CITP®/FIBP® that highlights your competency and credibility as a global business professional.

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Spanish (C)

15 Credits Location: Appleton

Boost your resume and set yourself apart from the crowd in a competitive job market with language and culture training. You’ll learn to effectively communicate and interact with Spanish speaking clients, customers and colleagues. Or you can use your communication skills for travel. Your training includes traveling to another country for a two-week immersion experience to live among Spanish speakers and practice your skills. Will supplement any profession.

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Spanish Health Care (C)

15 Credits Location: Appleton

If you are a current or future health care professional who wants to effectively communicate and interact with Spanish speaking patients or clients, this certificate will help you develop specialized health care Spanish language skills. To enhance your learning experience, you will travel to another country on a two-week language and culture immersion program where you will live among Spanish speakers and practice your skills. Add Spanish language skills to your resume with this certificate. Will supplement any health care job.

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Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (C)

9 Credits Location: Online

Learn to teach English as a second or foreign language in the U.S. or abroad with this certificate. You’ll learn the theories of second language acquisition, along with English language teaching methods. This certificate can also help you enhance your skills and understanding for working with international students. Your training includes observation of English Language Learning (ELL) instruction, with opportunities to practice teaching in an ELL classroom. You’ll have the skills you need to get started.

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FVTC OFFERS COURSES IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES:

Arabic  |  Chinese  |  English  |  French  |  German  |  Italian  |  Japanese  |  Polish  |  Portuguese  |  Russian  |  Spanish

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Types of Offerings



AAS - Associate Degree
TD - Technical Diploma
C - Certificate
A - Apprenticeship