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Academic Programs

Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS) is an interdisciplinary program within the College of Franklin Arts and Sciences. The LACS academic programs are all broad-based and multidisciplinary, offering students a comprehensive perspective on the region and opportunities to explore targeted areas of interest.

Scroll down to find links to the multiple degrees we offer.

Course offerings represent a variety of fields, including: African-American Studies, agricultural leadership, anthropology, history, international affairs, journalism and mass communication, literature and culture, music, sociology, and theater. LACS programs also include substantial language training in Spanish, Portuguese, Quechua, and/or French.

Students may earn: the LACS major (Bachelor of Arts), LACS minor, the Latinx minor, the Quechua minor, graduate certificates in Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

LACS Undergraduate Major

More information on the LACS undergraduate major requirements.

LACS Minor

Students are expected to fulfill any course prerequisite requirements as directed. See the requirements for the undergraduate minor.

Graduate Certificate Program

See the requirements for the Graduate Certificate Program, then click on the application form link to learn how to apply for the Graduate Certificate Program.

Latinx Minor

Students are expected to fulfill any course prerequisite requirements as directed. See the requirements for the undergraduate minor.

Quechua Minor

We are excited about this new addition to our program! The Quechua minor will appear in UGA Bulletin starting Summer 2020. Students who study Quechua to the intermediate level are eligible for FLAS Academic Year Tuition and Summer Study Abroad Fellowships.

LACS Offerings

See the classes for the upcoming semester.

Classes

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