The Intercultural Competence Certificate for undergraduates will provide participants with multicultural competencies such as socio-historical knowledge and behavioral foundations, enabling them to connect effectively and interact productively with a diverse workforce. The certificate will not only expand individuals’ understandings about difference (racial/ethnic, economic class, gender, ability, sexuality) but also enable participants to design and implement cultural competence training within varied social institutions.
Upon completion of a certificate in Intercultural Competence participants will have acquired:
a. an increased sensitivity to diverse multicultural U.S. histories
b. an ability to interact respectfully and productively with diverse populations
c. a self-understanding through transformative self-reflection
d. the skills necessary to design and institutionalize cultural competent policies and practices within organizations such as businesses, schools, health services, social services, and more