ASPECT graduate certificate offers the opportunity to develop competency in the study of problem‐centered interdisciplinary analysis informed by social, political, ethical, and cultural thought. 

15 Credit Hours
1.6/1 Students/Faculty
100% Research Project Completion
4 Departments
Interested in learning theoretical and empirical cross-disciplinary methodologies, concepts, salient issues, cultural studies, political economy, intellectual history, critical world order studies, and aesthetics, performance arts and visual studies?

Prospective students, please call at 540-231-0694 or email:

Visit our office at 202 Major Williams, Blacksburg, VA 24061 

Domestic Application

Fall: August 1

International Application

Fall: April 1



François Debrix, Director (ASPECT)
Professor of Political Science
202 Major Williams (0192)

Tamara Sutphin, Program Support Technician
202 Major Williams(0192)