Certificate in Systems (Undergraduate level)
Systems thinking skills are widely applied all over the globe by companies, governments, and communities. Solving today’s complex socio-technical problems requires a holistic perspective and convergence of knowledge. That’s why thousands of jobs (on LinkedIn alone), ask for “systems thinking” skills. Get ahead by earning the Systems Certificate!
How it works:
Complete a total of 15 credit hours:
Complete three SYS courses (9 credit hours)
|SYS 300 - It’s a Complex World, Addressing Global Challenges|
|SYS 350 - System Methods|
|SYS 400 - Systems Praxis|
*SYS 300 and SYS 400 Can be double counted as UCC, STS
Select 2 courses (6 credit hours) from a list of more than 100, from different colleges (Many are UCC)
For a complete list of courses click here.
|College of Agriculture||20 courses|
|College of Engineering||26 courses|
|College of Education||3 courses|
|College of Health and Human Sciences||5 courses|
|College of Liberal Arts||26 courses|
|Krannert School of Management||5 courses|
|Polytechnic Institute||13 courses|
|College of Science||9 courses|
Upon completion of certificate and Purdue degree requirements, students will receive an official certificate, which is also recorded on their academic transcript. If you have previously completed any of the courses, it will be counted towards completion of the program.
How to enroll:
Ask your academic advisor in your home department to add the program (SYST – Systems) to your Curricula. More information on the certificate can be found on Purdue Catalog (2021-2022) under the Office of the Provost. Click here to download the academic advisor guide on how to enroll.
Questions? Email Collaboratory’s Senior Program Manager, Kat Burkhart