Latin American Studies Certificate

Certificate Requirements: 12 Credit Hours

As a collaborative program of the University System of Georgia and the Americas Council, the undergraduate Certificate in Latin American Studies provides an in-depth study of Latin America and its relationship with the United States and other nations. The program promotes knowledge and understanding of a region of growing importance, both economically and culturally. The course of study is designed to be interdisciplinary and complementary to existing undergraduate programs. Students who satisfy the requirements in their undergraduate degree will be awarded a certificate in Latin American Studies, which will be noted in students’ placement materials and on their transcript.

A certificate in Latin American Studies must be taken in conjunction with a degree program. Students from all majors who hold a 2.80 GPA are eligible to participate. A student may formally apply to enroll in the program after successful completion of thirty credit hours and SPAN   3120 Civilization/Culture Lat Amer.

Credit Hours
SPAN   3120Civilization/Culture Lat Amer3
Select nine credit hours in Latin American Studies 19
Total Credit Hours12


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