Latin American Studies, Certificate
Certificate in Latin American Studies (300008C)
Associate Professor, History
The following information has official approval of the Buchtel College of Arts & Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this certificate is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.
The following courses constitute a “Certificate in Latin American Studies” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the certificate to be noted on the student’s record. Course substitutions may be made with the approval of the director of the certificate program. Study abroad credits earned through The University of Akron are especially appropriate for such course substitutions.
|Spanish/Portuguese Requirement 1||3|
|Select 15 credits from at least three departments: 1||15|
|Economics of Developing Countries|
|World Civilizations: Latin America|
|Selected Topics: Other|
|History of Women in Latin America|
|Spanish Conquest and Colonization of the Americas|
|Modern Latin America|
|Latin America and the United States|
|History of Brazil Since 1500|
|Special Studies in History: Other 2|
|International Business Department|
|Foreign Market Entry|
|Spanish/Spanish-American Cultural Experience|
|Hispanic Literature in Translation|
|Survey of Hispanic Literature: Spanish-America|
|Cultural Politics in the River Plate|
|20th Century Spanish-American Novel|
|Latino Cultures in the USA|
|Women in 20th Century Hispanic Literature|
|Hispanic Culture: Spanish America|
Students must demonstrate competency in Spanish or Portuguese by completion of a minimum of 3 credits in Spanish or Portuguese at the 4th semester (202) or above at The University of Akron or the equivalent at another accredited institution. Students must consult the program director to plan a course of study.
Students must select the topic Latin America.