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Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LTAMCACRT1)Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Description

The certificate is awarded upon graduation to students who have demonstrated knowledge of Latin America beyond the level of a normal minor in accord with the requirements listed below. (Students may elect to complete the minor or the certificate but not both.) Curriculum planning should be done in consultation with the undergraduate advisor for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Certificate requirements

The certificate requires at least 24 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. The Latin American Experience. One (1) course:
  2. Contemporary Problems in Latin America. One (1) course:
  3. Electives.
    1. College Electives. At least three (3) credit hours:
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
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      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topic: "Arts: Creativity and Collaboration")
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topic: "International Trade II")
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    2. Free Electives. At least six (6) credit hours:
      • Additional courses from the College Electives list
      • BUS C-271
      • BUS-G 316 Sustainable Enterprise
      • BUS-L 314 International Business Law
      • BUS-L 355 Topics in Business Law
      • BUS-M 401 International Marketing
      • EDUC-H 350 Schooling Around the World
      • EDUC-L 441 Bilingual Education: Introduction
      • LSTU-L 231 Contemporary Labor Issues: Globalization and Labor
      • MUS-F 447 Percussion Chamber Ensemble
      • MUS-M 413 Topics in Latin American Music
      • MUS-X 414 Latin American Ensemble
      • MUS-Z 213 Latin American and Latino Popular Music and Culture
      • SPEA-E 400 Topics in Environmental Studies
      • SPEA-V 450 Contemporary Issues in Public Affairs
      • SPH-B 310 Hlth Care in Diverse Communities
      • SPH-R 315 Leadership in a Diverse Society
      • SPH-V 422 Issues in Global Environmental Health: Investigations and Interventions
  4. Advanced Language. At least six (6) credit hours:
    • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
  5. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Certificate Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Certificate Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the certificate must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the certificate.
    4. Certificate GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the certificate—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.