Welcome to our Undergraduate Program
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.
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.
By promoting scholarly scientific and humanistic inquiry on the region, the LACS major provides sound training for students who intend to pursue graduate studies or for students who are interested in careers in global industry and commerce, multi national nongovernmental organizations, state and federal government service, health, non-profits, and K-12 education.
Program Information and Resources
Major and Minor Degrees
Detailed information about undergraduate degrees.
Double Dawgs Major in Nonprofit Management
Earn a UGA's Double Dawgs program.
Learn more about majors that frequently overlap with LACS.
Undergraduate Courses & Course Schedules
See all course descriptions and up to date course schedules.
Portuguese Flagship Program
The Portuguese Flagship Program is structured to complement the student’s major area of study.