Program: Certificate in International Studies
School of Arts and Sciences
Classroom-Medical Building 267 ~ 260-481-6632 or 260-481-6836
A certificate in international studies is available to all IPFW students who are interested in developing greater understanding of the histories and cultures of other nations and instudying the various means used to promote and maintain normal relations among them. You must be at least a sophomore in good standing to apply to this program.
To earn this certificate, you must complete the following credits with a grade of C or higher in each course as part of your bachelor’s degree program:
Foreign Language Requirement In addition to the 18 credits stipulated above, students must demonstrate basic proficiency in a language other than English. The proficiency may be demonstrated by placing at the third-semester level or higher on the foreign language placement test, or by completing the first two semesters of a foreign language at the college level. Students who speak a language other than English are exempt from this requirement.