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Asian Studies

Gain international expertise that is highly valued in business, politics, and other areas.

Big Ideas Certificate

Gain a deeper understanding of the modern world and communicate more effectively across all disciplines.

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LGBT and Queer Studies

Critically examine diversity in sexual and gender identities.

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Museum Studies Certificate

The certificate in Museum Studies introduces students to the broad range of work found in museum settings.

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Pan African Studies Certificate

Expand your awareness of the diverse cultures, contributions, and challenges of people of African descent on the African continent, in the United States, and beyond.

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Sustainability Studies

Focuses on “the health and integrity of human societies and the natural world.”

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Women’s and Gender Studies

Increase students’ interdisciplinary knowledge about the gendered nature of women’s experiences and the ways that all genders are shaped by history, culture, and society.