University Catalog 2023-2024

U.S. Culture and Education (Certificate) (GTE)

Intensive one or two semester study abroad program designed for international students to further their overseas academic program, increase understanding of American culture and improve English language skills. 

Contact Information 

The North Carolina Global Training Initiative (GTI)
Campus Box 7573
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7573
Phone: 919-515-2961
Fax: 919-515-1402
Global Training Initiative website

Plan Requirements

Required Course
GTI 401US Culture and Education Colloquium3
Elective Courses
Elective Courses 19
Total Hours12

The certificate student will consult with the sponsoring faculty member and/or the coordinator of advising and will (no later than the close of the course registration period) develop a plan of work depending on the interest and ability of student, availability of seats, and schedule. No new courses need to be developed – students will enroll in existing courses as appropriate and upon recommendation from academic advisor.