The International Studies Certificate is designed to support the basic Palo Alto College Core Curriculum with consideration of the following guidelines.
Given the interconnected nature of our world, Palo Alto College offers its students the opportunity to enhance their understanding of the environmental, cultural, spiritual, sociological, political and economic interdependence of all people. This certificate will provide students, regardless of their major, with a core knowledge of global issues.
The International Studies Certificate is designed to support the basic Palo Alto College Core Curriculum. In addition to the 12 hours (completed with a “C” or better grade) needed for the International Studies Certificate, students will also be required to submit an e-Portfolio, an electronic portfolio, that will be reviewed by a faculty committee.