Certificate in International Studies
The undergraduate International Studies certificate is designed to provide students from diverse academic majors and backgrounds an opportunity to participate in an international study option. Any Webster University student may elect to pursue the International Studies certificate. The certificate program is also open to individuals not currently enrolled who meet the general requirements for admission to the University. All students completing the program will receive a certificate.
- 3-credit-hour core course (ISTL 1000)
- foreign language competency at the intermediate level, equivalent to four semesters of university-level language study, minimum of 12 credit hours
- study abroad for a minimum of 3 credit hours
- 12 credit hours of coursework with a strong international focus, to include at least one upper-division course
In cases where study abroad is not possible, the committee may be petitioned to approve an independent project or practicum in lieu of the study abroad requirement. All courses for the certificate must be completed with a C or better. Students seeking an International Studies certificate should contact the Center for International Education for specific information. For complete information, review the program requirements.