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Undergraduate Certificate in Latin America and Caribbean Studies

The Certificate of Concentration is a short-term program for students who are interested in taking a series of courses in a selected areas, in this case Latin America and the Caribbean studies. A minimum of 15 hours of approved course work are required.

The Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies is designed for the student who wants to learn more about the region and have that knowledge formally recognized in his or her academic record.

The Certificate is granted to a person who takes a minimum of 15 semester hours of courses about Latin America and the Caribbean plus relevant foreign language credits. One course must be taken in each of four areas: 1) Anthropology, 2) Geography/Government & International Affairs, 3) History, and 4) Art/Humanities/Literature.

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Students interest in pursuing the certificate must fill out the following application format and return it to the Latin American and Caribbean Academic Coordinator. Application

When the student has completed the above requirements, the Latin American Studies Coordinator will recommend the student for the Certificate, which will be awarded upon the successful completion of all degree requirements for the major.

For more information and advice about the certificate program please contact Paula Lezama plezama@usf.edu or Call 813-974-3772. The program is open to all majors in all colleges.