Undergraduate Certificate in Language and Cross-Cultural Communication
Acquire the cultural knowledge and sociolinguistic skills necessary to solve language-related problems in everyday and institutional communication with the Undergraduate Certificate in Language and Cross-Cultural Communication in Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts. This 15-credit undergraduate certificate is designed to give students the anthropological and linguistic tools needed to understand and study the foundations of language use and communication.
The innovative Language and Cross-Cultural Communication Certificate (Undergraduate) curriculum consists of linguistic anthropology courses that cover language and how it helps us understand culture, contemporary and historical relationships between the two, and the diversity of the world's languages.
Temple University’s overarching goal is to prepare students to work and thrive in an increasingly globalized world. Students with language-related expertise, particularly cross-linguistic and cross-cultural knowledge, have highly desirable skill sets. The Language and Cross-Cultural Communication Certificate (Undergraduate) program is congruent with professional trends in language-related disciplines, and it provides a strong foundation from which to launch a professional career.
Classes & Curriculum
Courses you are likely to take as part of the Language and Cross-Cultural Communication Undergraduate Certificate curriculum include
- Fundamentals of Linguistic Anthropology;
- Language, Power, & Identity;
- Maya Language and Culture; and
- Theory and Method in Linguistic Anthropology.