Undergraduate Certificate in Latin American Affairs

The Certificate in Latin American Affairs gives students of all majors an in-depth understanding of the region by studying developing nations, from poverty to commerce, and makes for a great addition to a resume.


  1. 12 credit hours of courses in Latin American affairs, approved by the advisor. 9 of the 12 hours must be at the 3000-level or above.
  2. At least two courses must be taken in International Affairs.
  3. All courses must be taken on a letter-grade basis, and a grade of C or better must be received in each course.
  4. Students majoring in INTA may not count courses towards the certificate that are required for their majors by name and number or for other INTA certificates.
  5. No more than 6 credits of special topics (4803) and three credits of special problems (4903) may be used towards the certificate.

Certificate Details

Courses that Qualify for the Certificate:

  • INTA 2050 Introduction to Global Development
  • INTA 2241 Government, Politics and Society of Latin America
  • INTA 2801-03 Special Topics with  Approval (e.g. Cuban Politics)
  • INTA 3020 Contemporary Mexico
  • INTA 3241 Latin American Politics
  • INTA 3242 Soccer and Global Politics
  • INTA 3243 US-Latin American Relations
  • INTA 3303 Political Economy of Development
  • INTA 4040 Environmental Politics
  • INTA 4240 Argentine Politics, History, and Culture
  • INTA 4241 Third World Democratization
  • INTA 4340 Latin American Regional Economic and Political Integration
  • INTA 4801 Cuba at the Crossroads: Politics, Society, and Economics
  • INTA 4801-03 Special Topics with Approval (e.g. Latin American Political Economy)
  • INTA 4813A La actualidad latinoamericana: temas y perspectivas
  • INTA 4813B Revoluciones y revolucionarios de Mexico
  • ECON 4411 Economic Development
  • HTS 3064 Sociology of Development
  • SPAN 3235 Latin America Today