Latin American Studies Center

Certificate and Minor Programs

LASC grants an undergraduate Certificate in Latin American Studies, consisting of 21 credit hours, while the minor is a 15 credit hours. The interdisciplinary Certificate and Minor programs in Latin American Studies are open to University of Maryland undergraduates in any major who are interested in Latin America and the Caribbean. If offers students the opportunity to demonstrate specialization beyond a major, to develop an interdisciplinary skillset, and to pursue research and coursework in Latin American topics of personal interest.

El Boletín

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Virtual Conference September 24 - 25, 2020

Fuego y Leña // Slow Burn: Food, Justice, and Sovereignty in the Americas

ZOOM - Virtual Office Hours

Virtual Office Hours (Click on Image): Monday and Friday from 12 to 2 pm or by Appointment. Email us at