The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies with GIS certificate is a 30 credit hours interdisciplinary degree characterized by a high degree of flexibility in allowing students to create course of study focused on Latin American and the Caribbean, while allowing students to focus on obtaining specific skills in geographic Information Systems (GIS). The GIS option allows students to work towards a graduate certificate in GIS through the department of Geographic and Regional Studies while working towards their Master of Arts in Latin American Studies.

Curriculum Requirements

LAS 601Interdisciplinary in Latin American and Caribbean3
LAS 602Research Design in Latin American Studies3
GEG 691Geographic Information Systems I3
GEG 692Remote Sensing of the Environment3
GEG 693Geographic Information Systems II3
Three electives from the list of LAS designated or combined courses (600-level or above)9
Capstone project6
Pre-candidacy thesis credits (Students must enroll in two semester of this 3-credit course) 1
Total Credit Hours30