AA in Intercultural Studies
The Intercultural Studies Associate in Arts degree prepares students for careers in which they will interact with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds. The Intercultural Studies major is an interdisciplinary major drawing from coursework in sociology, history, humanities, geography, anthropology, and a foreign language.
Career Opportunities The degree in Intercultural Studies is designed to prepare students to work in international business, international marketing, international affairs, import-export trade, teaching, social work, public relations, international law, law enforcement, and lobbying.
Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- explain the ways in which culture and knowledge interconnect with the past, present, and future of human society.
- integrate content knowledge into critical thinking skills around issues of culture, cultural variation, and intercultural interactions, conflicts and collaborations.
- demonstrate competence in intercultural communication skills essential to success in a globalized and multicultural workplace.
- demonstrate an understanding of the role of culture, geography, and history in diverse human societies and social contexts, both international and domestic.
- communicate with at least basic proficiency in a foreign language, including American Sign Language.
- demonstrate the ability to apply social science principles, humanities content knowledge, and intercultural communication skills in the workplace.