Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o/x Studies Graduate Certificate Program
The Department offers a 15 credit Graduate Certificate Program in Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o/x Studies. The Certificate Program requires the successful completion of 15 credits in five required courses:
Lcs 502 Theoretical Approaches to Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o Studies (3 credits)
Lcs 503 Theoretical Approaches to Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o Studies II (3 credits)
Lcs 504 Latin American Studies Seminar (3 credits)
Lcs 505 Caribbean Studies Seminar (3 credits)
Lcs 506 Latina/o Studies Seminar (3 credits)
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, the Caribbean, or Latina/o/x studies.