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FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Contact our Department of Social Work Education office at 559.278.3992

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TO APPLY

Please fill out the corresponding application and turn it into our office along with a copy of your unofficial transcripts to provide proof of classes you listed on the application:

arrowCultural Competency Application

 

Certificate in Cross-Cultural Competency

The College of Health and Human Services and the Department of Social Work Education jointly offer a certificate of special study in cultural competency. Twelve (12) units of selective study are required that include two core courses and two related interdisciplinary electives. The certificate is designed to prepare students for professional practice in culturally diverse settings in the fields of business, education, health care, and human service. All coursework must be taken for a letter grade and completed with a grade of C or better in each of the six required units and six units of electives.

Required Courses (6 units)

  • SWRK 136 - Cultural Diversity & Oppression
  • SWRK 137 - Cross Cultural Human Services

Elective Courses (6 units)

Take two 3-unit courses from the different categories shown below.

Language and Culture:

ANTH 118, 123, 124 CLAS 116 CDDS  139
SPAN 125 GERON 111, 161 HUM 130
LING  120, 130, 147 PHIL  135, 138         COMM  120, 164    


Health/Mental Health:

ANTH 117      PH 90, 100     PSYCH  169    RA 125           


Ethnicity:

AFRS 56, 100, 101, 103, 104W 135, 142, 144, 148  ANTH 115, 116W
ASAM  110, 138, 140 CLAS 128, 152      CRIM 174   SOC 111


Women:

AFRS 137 CLAS 162     GERON 18 
PH 126, 130 HIST 101 SOC  132
WS 120, 125, 135

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