Field of Study
Our innovative Global Citizenship Certificate program prepares you for engaged living in a culturally diverse and rapidly changing world. Through a combination of academic courses, travel experiences and extra-curricular activities, you will gain a highly valued global perspective, deepen your understanding of human diversity, interconnectedness and cultural complexity, and enhance your sense of personal and community responsibility. The Global Citizenship Certificate is a cross-college, multidisciplinary program designed to accommodate currently enrolled students from all academic schools, including Applied Technology; Business; Creative & Performing Arts; Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism; Liberal Arts & Sciences; Media Studies & Information Technology; and Social & Community Services. Envisioned as a global backpack or set of courses and experiences that can complement/enhance your current studies, the program requires you to examine the questions and meaning and value associated with the theme of citizenship within todays global world. Once successfully completing the program requirements, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion in Global Citizenship. You will exit with an e-portfolio documenting your global skills, knowledge and experiences to share with potential employers and/or your community of professional interest.