Total Units Required: 21-22
The Certificate in Interreligious and Intercultural Relations equips students in a variety of majors with competencies suitable to a range of professional activities involving religiously diverse populations—including education, health care, social services and community development, business, and governmental and non-governmental organizations.
Students earning this certificate will develop
- a knowledge base about major religious traditions;
- an understanding of how religious identities intersect with those of ethnicity, nationality, gender, and other aspects of identity;
- an appreciation of the global history of both conflict and cooperation among religious and non-religious groups;
- an understanding of public policy related to religious diversity;
- skills in intercultural communication and collaboration across lines of difference; and
- the opportunity to study and apply interreligious and intercultural engagement in a real-world setting appropriate to their areas of interest or expertise.