The Certificate of Achievement in International Studies provides students with the opportunity to add significant global and 21st century dimensions to their chosen field of study and increase their marketability as they take a globally-informed position in their career paths. Students in any major may add it to their credentials without adding appreciably to the number of courses required for graduation. Selected courses from general education, the core curriculum, and professional/major curricula are integrated into the international studies program.
The International Studies certificate adds a formal credential that shows your understanding and capacity to engage the growing complexities of our globally integrated world, and can give an edge to the career prospects of people in many different majors and plans of life, from business, to teaching, to the sciences, anyone whose desired career paths include an international dimension!
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Study the major historical events, personalities and themes of selected world cultures from their earliest days to the present, with special attention to the diversity and commonality of human experiences in time.
Ready to launch your career? This certificate is perfect for students who want to have an understanding of historical and current instances of both international and civil conflict, international political systems and how they govern, foreign policies and human rights.
Associate Professor of History
Director, General Studies Program
M.A., University of Michigan
Professor Dennis Bozyk presently serves as Chair of the Department of History. He earned his M.A. in History from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and completed his doctoral course work in the History of International Relations at Michigan State University.
He offers classroom and online courses at the undergraduate and graduate level to Madonna's on-campus students and to international students in Dubai, China and Haiti. He has received the Faculty Excellence Award from the university and continues to place the highest priority on advising and teaching.
Bozyk has presented scholarship in the discipline of history and in the theory and practice of university teaching and learning.
Bozyk has been awarded individual grants from such prestigious groups as the Kellogg Foundation and the Lilley Endowment, and has participated in university grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Michigan Humanities Council.
He is a member of several scholarly organizations related to history, including the American Historical Association and the Historical Association of the United Kingdom.
Director, International Studies Program and History Program
Ph.D., University of Southern California
M.A., University of Southern California
B.A., University of Minnesota-Minneapolis
Paul Radzilowski holds degrees from the University of Minnesota and the University of Southern California.
He has taught History at Madonna University since 2003, especially world and European history, and historical methods, but he also has experience in teaching a variety of Humanities courses, and has led study abroad trips.
He has taught classes for graduate, undergraduate, and high school special enrollment students.
His research interests include micro-history, the study of culture and religion in Late Medieval Poland, and the interrelations of history and philosophy.
He has been published in journals such as Polish Review, Catholic Social Science Review, and Logos, and has held grants, which include an IIE Fulbright Grant.