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Anthropology bridges sciences and the humanities while developing critical thinking, communication, group processes, and the ability to work independently.
Applied Ethics builds upon the various courses in ethics taught in the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion and courses with ethics-related content found throughout the university, in order to provide students with a systematic and thorough understanding of the moral world for their civic, professional, and personal lives.
The College Student Services Administration program offers preparation in the organization, leadership and administration of programs, services, and facilities in postsecondary education.
The Graduate Certificate in College Student Services Administration is designed to enhance core knowledge and skills for higher education professionals and aspiring professionals who seek to strengthen their skills, knowledge and professional practice in the arena of student services.
Rooted in Sociology, Economics, Political Science, and various natural resource sciences, students will gain valuable interdisciplinary insights into complex challenges involving energy resources. Students are offered a choice of several courses that will prepare them with the skills and competencies needed to understand economic, social, political and cultural dynamics of energy policy, and to design and evaluate energy policy as it pertains to Oregon and other contexts.
This certificate is available as a standalone program. Food is more than simple nourishment. It is part of a system of communication firmly rooted in individual and group identities within cultures around the world.
Students gain global awareness and intercultural competence in their primary fields of study through coursework, study abroad, and/or language learning. The GLC provides cross-cultural skills and a valuable, transcript-visible professional credential for an increasingly globalized and interconnected world.
The interdisciplinary Language in Culture undergraduate certificate provides students who have an interest in language diversity and linguistics the opportunity and skills to deepen their knowledge of the structure and power of languages.
Students earning a Latin American Affairs certificate will have gained a broad knowledge and understanding of the history and current situation in Latin America.
This certificate is available as a standalone program.
The undergraduate certificate in Medical Humanities offers OSU students a multi-disciplinary integrated program to study health, medicine, and the healing professions.
The undergraduate certificate in Peace Studies offers OSU students a multi-disciplinary, integrated program focused on strategies for peace. The certificate incorporates courses from a wide variety of disciplines.
Law school is very different than most undergraduate institutions. While law school students learn to become better thinkers, writers, and speakers, law school is not an extension of an undergraduate degree program.
More information about medical school, and careers in medicine, can be found at the College of Science's Premedical website. The medical preceptorship program is designed for junior and senior pre-medical students interested in gaining valuable experience in the medical field. Students are matched with community physicians according to the student's interests and availability in local hospitals, clinics and physicians' offices.
The Graduate Certificate in Rural Policy is an 18-credit multi-disciplinary offered through OSU Extended Campus by the School of Public Policy. Students have a choice of over a dozen courses that will prepare them with the skills and competencies needed to understand economic, social, political and cultural dynamics of rural places, and to design and evaluate rural policy as it pertains to Oregon and other contexts.
The undergraduate certificate in Scientific, Technical, and Professional Communication is an interdisciplinary program offered by the School of Writing, Literature and Film and the School of Arts and Communication.
The Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies major represents multidisciplinary approaches to the study of gender and sexuality, particularly as they intersect with race, ethnicity, class, culture, nation, and ability.
The program combines yoga praxis and instruction with academic accountability and a scholarly approach to yoga made possible by OSU’s expertise in the academic study of yoga.