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Latino/a Studies Undergraduate Certificate

The certificate in Latino/a studies is designed for students who are, or who anticipate, working with people of Spanish-speaking Latin American or Caribbean heritage. It will serve both traditional and nontraditional students seeking a focused, interdisciplinary curriculum that increases their knowledge of the histories, demographics, and cultures of different Latino/a groups.

Certificate Requirements

Students must successfully complete the two required courses and electives from the following list, totaling 15 credits. All credits for this certificate program must be earned at Grand Valley State University. Students may use credits from this certificate program for the Latin American and Latino/a studies minor.

Required Courses

There are six credits required, including:

Elective Courses

There are nine credits required:

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