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.
TO APPLY: Please type the corresponding application and turn it into our office along with a copy of your unofficial transcripts.
Due to current Covid-19 precautions, please mail the application and supporting documents
to the address below, place in the locked dropbox next to the Social Work office door,
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will process the application and email the certificate
once it is approved.
If you would like a paper certificate, please send a self addressed stamped envelope to the address below. It will take three (3) stamps on the return envelope.
Department of Social Work Education
5310 N. Campus Dr. M/S PH102
Fresno, CA 93740
Attn: Cross Cultural Competency Certificate
Required Courses (6 units)
Elective Courses (6 units)
Take two 3-unit courses from different categories shown below.
Language and Culture:
- ANTH 118, 123, 124
- CLAS 120
- CSDS 139
- SPAN 125
- GERON 111, 161
- HUM 130
- LING 120, 130, 147
- PHIL 135, 138
- COMM 120, 164
(Application is at the top of this section)