Learn about Latino and Latin American Culture
Gain historical, cultural, and political knowledge that will enable you to succeed in careers related to or situated within U.S. Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean communities.
The Certificate of Graduate Study in Caribbean and U.S. Latino Studies (LACS) provides you with the analytical tools and conceptual frameworks to understand the causes and consequences of the forces that are redefining the region and hemisphere.
This 12-credit graduate certificate at UAlbany 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.
Program of Study
The certificate program prepares you for teaching, research, or service work in Latin American countries, Caribbean nations, and Latino communities across the United States.
Course content covers a range of relevant topics such as language studies, criminal justice, migration, race, ethnicity, gender, violence and urbanization.
You will also participate in speaker series, seminars, conferences and special lectures that promote intellectually rewarding dialogues across the disciplines with noted scholars.
- Theoretical Approaches to Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latino Studies I
- Theoretical Approaches to Latin American, Caribbean, and US Latino Studies II
- Seminar on Latin America
- Seminar on the Caribbean or Seminar or U.S. Latino Studies
For more information call 518-442-4890.