Graduate Academic Credentials

Explore academic credential options for graduate students.

Courses
  • A total of six African Studies courses (18 credits) is required.
  • Any Graduate Class can count towards the African Certificate if there is at least 25% African content.
Language Requirements
  • Two years of college-level instruction of an indigenous African language (Arabic, Swahili, Yoruba) or relevant European language
Research or Capstone Requirement
  • E-portfolio
International Advisor
Courses
  • At least five courses or graduate seminars (min. 25% Asia-related content) in at least two departments (15 credits)
Language Requirements
  • Three years of college-level instruction, or equivalent proficiency, in an Asian language
Research or Capstone Requirement
  • Seminar paper or thesis
International Advisor
Courses
  • At least six courses or seminars:  six credits from core EU courses; nine credits outside major (18 credits)
  • Participation in EU-related co-curricular activity required
Language Requirements
  • Three years of college-level instruction, or equivalent proficiency, in an official EU language
Research or Capstone Requirement
  • Interdisciplinary research paper
International Advisor
Courses
  • Four courses in global concentration
  • Two upper-level courses in regional concentration (18 credits)
Language Requirements
  • Intermediate low/mid proficiency in less commonly taught language or intermediate high-level proficiency in commonly taught language
Research or Capstone Requirement
  • Trans-regional analysis of a global concentration written as part of a course
International Advisor
Courses
  • Three courses in major dept.
  • Three courses in at least two other depts. (18 credits)
Language Requirements
  • Three years of college-level instruction, or equivalent proficiency, in Spanish, Portuguese or an Amerindian language
Research or Capstone Requirement
  • Interdisciplinary research paper
International Advisor
Courses
  • Two courses in major dept.
  • Four courses in at least two other depts. (18 credits)
Language Requirements

Three years of college-level instruction, or equivalent proficiency, in Spanish, Portuguese or an Amerindian language

Research or Capstone Requirement

Interdisciplinary research paper

International Advisor
Courses
  • Six REES-related courses
  • At least four courses from two or more non-major departments (18 credits)
Language Requirements
  • Three years of college-level instruction, or equivalent proficiency, in a language of the former Soviet Union or East/Central Europe
Research or Capstone Requirement
  • Interdisciplinary research paper
International Advisor