The Global Proficiency Program is an optional program that gives any Park University student the opportunity to complement the major course of study by providing an international perspective to the student's education. What is Global Proficiency?
Global proficiency is defined at Park University as demonstrating the knowledge, intercultural engagement skills, cross-cultural communication competency and attitudes necessary to participate effectively and responsibly in the global environment. Why is global proficiency important?
How does the Global Proficiency Program differ from completion of a program minor?
- Helps fulfill our University mission to prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively, and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.
- Valuable credential to add to resume when seeking a job or internship.
- Knowledge, skills, and attitudes will serve student personally and professionally.
- Completion of program will be noted on official transcript.
The GPP is comparable to a minor, but is not attached to a major in order to obtain the certificatation. It offers international co-curricular activity options and opportunities for community engagement. Your completion of the program will be noted on your transcript. Additionally, you will receive a certificate of completion at the Honors Convocation.