Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies Graduate Certificate Program

The Department offers a twelve credit Graduate Certificate Program in Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies. The Certificate Program requires the successful completion of twelve credits in four required courses:

Lcs 502 and 503 Latin American Cultures and Societies I, II
Lcs 504 Seminar: Latin America
Lcs 505 Seminar: The Caribbean or Lcs 508 Seminar: U.S. Latinos

The Department provides graduate students with opportunities for field work abroad. In particular, the University supports the Anthropology Field School in Costa Rica and linkage agreements that may facilitate graduate student's independent field work with the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon in Puerto Rico, The University of Puerto Rico, and institutions of higher education in Brazil and Costa Rica.

Students may apply directly for admissions to the Certificate Program. The Certificate will complement degree work for students in any of the Social Sciences or Humanities disciplines, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Public Affairs and Policy, and Social Welfare, or who have research, service and/or teaching interests in Latin America and/or the Caribbean.