U.S. Culture and Education (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
Website: http://www.ncsu.edu/gti


Required Courses

  • GTI 401 Introduction to U.S. Culture & Education (3 hrs)
  • Other specific courses may be required or recommended with the departmental advisor provided the total number of hours meet or exceed full time status. (9 hrs)

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.

Total Credit Hours Required: 12

Admissions requirements and Plan of Study

Contact the Program Coordinator.

Registration information

Contact the Program Coordinator.

Academic Structure

Term Effective: 1/2007
Plan Code: 02GTECTU
CIP Code: 30.2001
Description: Undergraduate Certificate in US Culture and Education
Offered on-campus only