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

More information on the LACS undergraduate major requirements.

Undergraduate Minor

Students are expected to fulfill any course prerequisite requirements as directed. See the requirements for the undergraduate minor.

Graduate Certificate Program

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

LACS Offerings

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Classes