Leadership Studies Certificate
The Leadership Studies (LS) certificate is an interdisciplinary academic program that focuses on developing several dimensions of leadership understanding and skills for undergraduate students. The certificate builds upon foundational courses with specific aspects of leadership covered.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Certificate (Post 2017)
GIS is an essential research tool for a wide range of disciplines because it allows researchers to work with different kinds of information in a spatial context. The GIS certificate program focuses on developing students’ basic understanding and specific applications of GIS in a variety of contexts.
The certificate program in Service-Learning is designed for students in any discipline who seek to engage in a reflective analysis of community service as it relates to academic course work. Service-Learning furthers the learning objectives of the academic course, addresses community needs, and requires students to reflect on their activity in order to gain an appreciation for the relationship between civics and academics. Through Service-Learning (SL) courses, students develop academic skills, civic responsibility, and career opportunities. Since this certificate requires the completion of four SL courses, it reflects significant interest and commitment to this process. This certificate is open to all undergraduate and graduate students in any major.
Cultural Tourism Certificate
This certificate harnesses the naturally related fields of tourism to cultural studies, focusing on the specific cultural and business conditions in Central Florida as well as tourism. The certificate complements several fields, including Hospitality Management, African American Studies, History, Anthropology, and Political Science. The cultural theme can be fulfilled by specialized areas in African American Heritage, Anthropology, Environmental Tourism, or Latin American.