2019-2020 Graduate Course Catalog 
    
    Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Graduate Course Catalog

Latin American Studies, CAS


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Gail A. Bulman, Director
Program on Latin America and the Caribbean
Associate Professor of Spanish
Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
308 HBS
315-443-5385
 

Certificate Requirements:

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.

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Develop understanding of the history and geography of the Latin America and the Caribbean region
  2. Identify some social, political, and economic challenges facing region
  3. Show ability to converse in a language of the region
  4. Demonstrate understanding of artistic traditions and cultural production in Latin America and the Caribbean

Certificate Requirements:


This certificate certifies successful completion of 12 credits of graduate courses 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 program.

In order to receive the certificate, students must complete the 12-credit hours of coursework and earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 in these courses and 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.

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