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Certificate Program

Students interested in finding out more about the Latin American Studies certificate and our funding opportunities can make an appointment on WASS with Program Manager Rosalia Rivera, 311 Burr Hall. Standing times are Mon. 10-11am, Tue. 3-4pm, Thurs. 11am-12pm, or by appointment (rrivera@princeton.edu).

The Program in Latin American Studies promotes interdisciplinary study and seeks to inspire knowledge of and experience in Latin America and the non-English speaking Caribbean.

Combined with a departmental concentration, the undergraduate certificate in Latin American Studies allows students to explore the diversity of culture, history, socioeconomic conditions, politics, and society in Latin America and the Caribbean. Senior thesis work is supervised by a faculty adviser and is combined with a departmental major.

Courses are offered by the Departments of Anthropology, Art and Archaeology, Comparative Literature, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Economics, English, French and Italian (appropriate French courses only), History, Music, Politics, Sociology, Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures, the Woodrow Wilson School, the Center for African American Studies, the Program in Latino Studies, and the Program in Latin American Studies. Through various approaches in the humanities and the social and natural sciences, the program seeks to guide students toward an understanding of Latin American culture, history, socioeconomic conditions, politics, and society. The student's work is supervised by a departmental adviser and is combined with a departmental program in a regular field of concentration.

Please refer to the Undergraduate Announcement for a complete list of requirements.