2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 24, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Communication, Certificate

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Global Communication, Certificate Locations  

The Certificate in Global Communications is designed for those who wish to enter or enhance their careers in communication (advertising, public relations, journalism), human resources, business, sales, and marketing. It will also be useful for those pursuing a career or graduate school in the arts and humanities (English, fine arts, social sciences).


  • Knowledge: An understanding of the challenges of crosscultural communications; An understanding of cultures and philosophies that underlie international communication styles; An understanding of the connectivity of international communities.
  • Attitudes: An appreciation for differing communication styles and techniques.
  • Skills: Communication skills (successfully connecting with culturally diverse audiences); Analytical skills (in examining communication styles and techniques).

Requirements For: Certificate – 12-18 Hours, 2.0 GPA

Core Course: 3 cr.

Elective Courses: 9-15 cr.

6 cr maximum allowed in any one discipline.

Additional Requirements

Park University confers Undergraduate Certificates at selected locations when a candidate has satisfied the following conditions:

  • Completion of residency requirement, at least 50% of the coursework completed at Park
  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0* (for courses in the certificate)
  • Meet all requirements of the specific program, as outlined in the Degree Requirements section of the catalog

*Individual departments may establish additional (or higher) requirements (refer to the Academic Degree Programs  section of the catalog for program-specific requirements).

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