Graduate certificates serve as supplements to your regular education so that you can gain valuable insight into a specific field. These certifications can be gained in a number of industries to make you a more valued member of the workforce.
The term area studies is generally applied to a variety of social science and humanities fields. Area studies utilize multiple academic fields of research to examine the geography, politics, and culture of a particular locale.
Request Information about Graduate Certificate Programs in Area studies 2018/2019
The American Studies Program at Kennesaw State University is now offering a fifteen credit hour graduate certificate. The Graduate Certificate can be earned by itself or as a complement to another graduate program. [+]
The American Studies Program at Kennesaw State University is now offering a fifteen credit hour graduate certificate. The Graduate Certificate can be earned by itself or as a complement to another graduate program.
The curriculum is as follows:
Required Courses (6 credits)
Course Num, Course Title, Credit HoursAMST 7000 American Studies Scholarship 3 AMST 7100 American Studies Methods 3
Additional Courses (9 Credits)
Select any three of the following American Studies cluster courses:
Course Num, Course Title, Credit HoursAMST 7200 American Social Movements 3 AMST 7210 Historical Period 3 AMST 7320 Public History and Culture 3 AMST 7340 Enterprise and Labor in American Culture 3 AMST 7300 American Cities, Suburbs, and Countryside 3 AMST 7310 Regional Studies 3 AMST 7330 Identities and Social Groups 3 AMST 7410 Literature and Performance in American Culture 3 AMST 7420 American Popular Culture 3 AMST 7450 American Visual Culture 3 AMST 7460 Movements in American Culture 3 AMST 7510 Passages to America 3 AMST 7520 America in Transnational Context 3 Any Approved Graduate-Level Study Abroad Course 3 Graduate Admissions ... [-]
Graduate Certificate in Global Studies (12 credits) [+]
Our graduate programs, each with different program requirements, are based on and are fully compatible with the established European and American educational systems. The European guidelines for higher education are outlined in the Bologna agreements. Once a minimum number of credits has been earned, a request for graduation can be submitted. Not all programs are offered at all campuses. Refer to the program schedule for further details.Courses
Graduate courses are divided into core courses and specialization courses. Electives can be chosen from any of the scheduled courses offered at the graduate level. Specialization courses are scheduled based on enrollments and may not be available at all campuses. Specialization courses scheduled are available to all students also as electives. Refer to the program schedule for further details. Refer to the course overview for the list of available courses. Students are recommended to complete courses and earn credits at the highest level possible.... [-]