Global Citizenship Certificate

Global Citizenship Certificate

Assistant Professor: Johnna Pike (Certificate Coordinator)

A certificate is offered in Global Citizenship for traditional students.

The Global Citizenship Certificate aims to give students access to the development of 21st Century collaborative leadership skills by building a dynamic global community that proactively responds to human interdependence, equality, and justice on our ever-changing planet.

The program complements the needs of professionals in fields including: cultural anthropology, education, social services, business management, public administration, public relations, marketing, sports and recreation, criminal justice, journalism, community development, and political science, among others.  The Global Citizenship Certificate Program strongly encourages participation of international and internationally minded and students. 


A Franklin Pierce student from outside the United States may use their experience at Franklin Pierce in lieu of the practicum or the internship for completion of requirements for the Global Citizenship Certificate program but may not use it for both.

Required Courses:
AN220 Global Problems 3 credits
GCC490 The Global Citizenship Seminar 1 credit
Two electives 6 credits 

Optional Internship
GCC491 Global Citizenship Internship 3 credits

Students may use up to 3 credits from a language-proficiency exam, such as CLEP, to satisfy the ML (Modern Language) or LS (Latinx Studies) course work elective. Of the two electives, only one from the student’s major program is allowed, and only one from courses a student may have taken during a study abroad semester is allowed.  
AN101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
AN105 Culture Through Film
AN245 Living and Working Abroad
AN311 Museum Studies
BI217 Tropical Forest Ecology (lab)
BI235 Human Health and Nutrition
COMM235 Intercultural Communication
EN110 Many Voice: Multicultural Literature
EN215 Slavery: Literature and Legacy
EN270 Women Writers
ES103 Introduction to Ecosystem and Wild life Conservation
ES305 Environmental Health and Justice 
GLE200 The 20th Century:  A Global Approach
HS229 Thrones and Drones: Modern European History
HS235 Topics in World History
HS314 American Immigrant History 
HS340 Ireland Since 1500
IB364 International Business 
LS101 Elementary Spanish I
LS102 Elementary Spanish II
LS105 Language for Travelers
LS201 Intermediate Spanish I 
LS202 Intermediate Spanish II
LS311 Spanish Culture and Civilization
LS312 Spanish-American Culture and Civilization 
MK365 International Marketing
ML101 Beginning Language I
MU102 Special Topics in Music
PO205 International Relations
PO206 Comparative Politics
PO330 Global Security
PO331 Prosperity and Freedom in the  World
PUBH202 Introduction to Global Health 
SO240 Religion and Society


Program Courses