An LCS Major or Minor provides excellent preparation for students planning for careers in education, social work, business, law, international relations, global development, public policy, medicine and public health, and journalism, among others. However, students who are unable to major or minor may earn the Certificate in Latino and Caribbean Studies with 9 credits in LCS (595) coursework. The certificate is conferred to students at the time of graduation.
Students who complete the Certificate in Latino and Caribbean Studies will become familiar with interdisciplinary approaches and develop multi- and inter-cultural competence and sensitivity to issues particular to Latinx and/or Caribbean experience(s).
Note: In Degree Navigator, the subject code for the LCS Major and Minor is 595, and the subject code for the Certificate is 591.
· Students must complete 9 credits of coursework in Latino and Caribbean Studies (595)
· Students must achieve a minimum grade of C for all courses
· Up to three credits may be taken on a Pass/No Credit basis
· Students who earn the Major or Minor in Latino and Caribbean Studies may not also earn the Certificate in Latino and Caribbean Studies