You can earn this 12 credit-hour certificate in two to four semesters. Though the certificate can be pursued independently, it is possible to qualify for financial aid if you are also enrolled in a degree-seeking program. You must maintain a 2.0 overall GPA and pass all IGD certificate courses with a 2.0.
The curriculum includes courses in the following areas:
- General Education (3 credit hours): The course is dialogue-intensive and incorporates the four-stage IGD teaching model.
- Leadership Development and Communication Skills (3 credit hours): The course is designed to train you to facilitate dialogues for other students.
- Social Identity and Diversity (3 credit hours): The course provides additional context in social identity and diversity issues relevant to your chosen field.
- Capstone (3 credit hours): The course is a 400-level course that guides you to facilitate dialogues in subsequent general education “dialogue-intensive” courses for your peers.
NOTE: At least one class must be taken through the school from which you wish to receive the certificate.
- Intercultural Communication
- Conflict Resolution
- Civil Discourse
IGD CERTIFICATE CHECKLIST
IU Indianapolis Undergraduate Certificate in Intergroup Dialogue Checklist
NOTE: Not all sections of the courses listed are IGD-designated. Only IGD-designated courses count for the certificate. Contact your advisor to find out which IGD-designated courses are offered each semester and how they fit into your plan of study.