This certificate trains future professionals to better serve the growing Latinx* population of the country and the state.
It enhances the knowledge of the region to work in and with relation to Latin America in a wide range of disciplines and professions by:
•Understanding the historical, economic and political relation of Latin America and the US.
•Having familiarity with social, cultural, political, and economic developments in a historical context.
•Learning about the commonalities and differences inside Latin America and between Latin American and Latinx cultures.
•Understanding changing and contested constructions of identities among the diverse peoples of the region.
•Learning about Latinx history and culture Understanding migrations in the Americas, not only to the US but also inside Latin American countries and to other countries in the world.