The African Studies Certificate is designed as a multi-disciplinary course of study to enhance understanding of the African continent, its people and cultures. The 18-hour program is open to all students enrolled at CSU in good standing and pursing a baccalaureate degree. Requirements include:
(*) Approval must be granted by the African Studies Coordinator, or in his/her absence, by the Director of the Center for International Education, upon verification of the significant Africa-related content of the course.
(**) Native speakers can sign up for FLAP credit of 6 or 9 units depending on the requirement in their major. They can earn credit through either 2001 or 2002 of the relevant language.
The European Union Certificate is designed to provide students with an interdisciplinary course of study on the European Union. The target students are those already completing degrees in business, the social sciences, and humanities. Requirements include: EURO 2105, EURO 4105, and 12 semester hours from the following (no more than six hours in any single discipline): ARTH 2126, ARTH 3127, ARTH 3555, BUSA 3135, CRJU 3555, ECON 3165, ENGL 4145, EURO 3105, ITDS 2748, MGMT 4116, MUSC 3229, PHIL 3116, PHIL 3125, POLS 3138, POLS 3141, POLS 3555, and POLS 4166. In addition, students may also apply HIST 5557U, HIST 5565U or HIST 5575U toward the certificate if the course is approved by the Director of the Center for International Education. Students must complete HIST 1111 or HIST 1112 and EURO 2105 before entering the certificate program. The EU Certificate may be obtained by students pursuing a degree program or by those who have already completed an undergraduate degree. Students must also complete a study abroad program, overseas research, or an international internship.
The Latin American Studies Certificate is designed to provide students with an interdisciplinary course of study on Latin America. Students from all majors with a minimum 2.80 GPA are eligible to participate. Requirements include: six hours of Spanish or French at the 3000 level, or demonstration of proficiency above the intermediate level in Spanish, French, Portuguese, Haitian Creole or Quechua; ITDS 2107 or SPAN 3175; and nine semester hours from the following (no more than three hours from the student's major): ANTH 5305U, ANTH 5515U, ANTH 5555U, ARTH 3555, BUSA 3135, COMM 4555, ECON 3165, HIST 3135, HIST 3136, HIST 3137, HIST 5535U, ITDS 1156 ,ITDS 2107, MGMT 4116, POLS 3146, POLS 3555, SPAN 2002, SPAN 3150, SPAN 3160, SPAN 3170, SPAN 3175, SPAN 3177, SPAN 4116, SPAN 4120 AND SPAN 5555U. Students must complete 30 semester hours of credit at a four-year institution or 15 semester hours at a two-year institution, and ITDS 2107 or SPAN 3175 before applying to enroll in the certificate program. Courses that are to be applied toward the Certificate must have a minimum of 25% Latin American content. All coursework for the Certificate must be approved by the certificate coordinator or the Director of the Center for International Education. The Certificate in Latin American Studies must be taken in conjunction with a baccalaureate degree program. For more information, contact the Center for International Education.
The Certificate in Medieval and Renaissance Studies is designed to encourage the pursuit of interdisciplinary work among several departments in the subject area of medieval and early modern European society and culture. The Certificate requires six courses (18 credits) in the medieval and early modern European period according to the following distributional requirements. Students must take HIST 3156 as part of the certificate. All certificate students must receive a C or better to receive credit for a course taken to fulfill the certificate requirements. Students interested in the certificate should contact the certificate coordinator and investigate the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program at http://medren.columbusstate.edu/
Required (1 course)
HIST 3156 Intro to European History II, Medieval and Early Modern
Electives (5 courses) Must choose at least three areas of study.
ARTH 3115 Medieval Art and Architecture
ARTH 3117 Italian Renaissance
ARTH 3118 Northern Renaissance
ARTH 3126 Baroque Art and Architecture in Italy and Spain
ENGL 3135 Medieval Literature in Britain
ENGL 3136 Renaissance Literature in Britain
ENGL 4105 Shakespeare to 1600
ENGL 4106 Shakespeare after 1600
ENGL 4555 Selected Authors
ENGL 5166 History of the English Language
ENGL 5187 Old English
ENGL 5545 Advanced Topics in Literature, Writing and Theory
FREN 3125 Survey of French and Francophone Literature: Middle Ages-18th Century
HIST 3155 Intro to European History I, Ancient and Medieval
HIST 3555 History Topics
HIST 5139 Convivencia: Muslim, Jews, and Christians in Medieval Spain
HIST 5575 Selected Topics in European History (topic specific to area)
MUSC 3228 Music History to Mozart
PHIL 3115 Ancient-Medieval Philosophy
SPAN 4115 Survey of Spanish Literature
SPAN 4117 Spanish Golden Age Theatre
THEA 3175 Theatre History/Literature 1: Greeks to Renaissance
THEA 3176 Theatre History/Literature 2: Renaissance to Romanticism
Recommended Language Study: While foreign language study is not required for the Certificate, all candidates are encouraged to enhance the work they can do in Medieval Studies by acquiring a reading knowledge of a modern or historical European language as early as possible. Studying Latin in addition is strongly recommended for those who plan to do graduate work in the field.
EDSE 3000 Early Mentoring Portfolio
EDUC 2110 (EDUF 2115) Investigating Critical and Contemporary Issues in Education
EDUC 2120 (EDCI 2105) Exploring Socio-cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts
EDUC 2130 (EDUF 2116) Exploring Learning and Teaching
SPED 2256 Intro Except. Lrnr in General Ed.
The following course requires admission to the Teacher Education Program:
EDSE 4205 Teaching Diverse Learnersin SS
Students selecting this option will have to complete 9 semester hours of HIST and GEOG courses 3000 and above to complete Area H.
Additional courses will be required for teacher certification, please visit http://safe.columbusstate.edu/teacher_ed.php for more information.
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