Latin American Studies CertificateCollege of Arts and Humanities
3107 Taliaferro Hall, 301-405-6459
The interdisciplinary certificate program in Latin American Studies is open to
Requirements for the Certificate
A. Core Curriculum for All Certificate Students (12 credits)
HIST 250 or HIST 251 Latin American History I or II
LASC/SPAN/PORT/ANTH 458 Senior Capstone Course in Latin American Studies
B. Additional Courses in Latin American Studies (9 credits)
Nine credits of additional courses must be chosen from an approved list and from at least two different departments. At least six credits must be at the 300- or 400-level. See Latin American Studies advisor for details.
C. Foreign Language Competency
All certificate students must demonstrate their competence in one of the languages of Latin America and the Caribbean, including Spanish or Portuguese. Other languages may be used to fulfill this goal with the permission of the LASC undergraduate advisor. Competency may be proven with a grade of C- or better in an intermediate-level course or higher. Native speakers of Spanish or Portuguese or students with extensive experience in these languages should consult with the Latin American Studies advisor.
An overall GPA of 2.0 in the certificate is required for graduation.