Gladys McCormick, Director
Program on Latin America and the Caribbean
510 Eggers Hall
This certificate indicates successful completion of 12 credits of graduate study from a variety of disciplines related to Latin American themes. For a course to be eligible for the PLACA Certificate, the PLACA director must agree that its Latin American content is at least 50% of the overall course content.
Interested students are encouraged to interact with the Director of the Certificate Program early in their tenure to develop a program of study. Once you are approved, you will need to fill out several forms such as the Graduate School’s Internal Admission form to enroll in the certificate program.
In order to receive the certificate, students must complete 12-credit hours of coursework and earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in these courses as well as successfully complete the degree program in their primary field.
The Program of Study must be completed and signed by your advisor and the director of PLACA.