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Academic Programs

Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) is an interdisciplinary program within the College of Franklin Arts and Sciences. The LACS academic programs are all broad-based and multidisciplinary, offering students a comprehensive perspective on the region and opportunities to explore targeted areas of interest. Course offerings represent a variety of fields, including: African-American Studies, agricultural leadership, anthropology, history, international affairs, journalism and mass communication, literature and culture, music, sociology, and theater. LACS programs also include substantial language training in Spanish, Portuguese, Quechua, and/or French. Students may earn: a major (Bachelor of Arts), minor, and both undergraduate and graduate certificates in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

LACS Undergraduate Major

Click on the link below for more information on the LACS undergraduate major.


Undergraduate Minor

Students are expected to fulfill any course prerequisite requirements as directed. See the requirements below.


Graduate Certificate Program

See the requirements below and then click on the application form link to learn how to apply for the Graduate Certificate Program.

Requirements Application Form

Fall 2017 LACS Offerings

See the classes for the upcoming semester.


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