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The Center for Latin American Studies is one of the oldest, largest, and best-funded centers for Latin American studies in the nation. It is designated a National Resource Center in Latin American Studies by the U. S. Department of Education.

The Center for Latin American Studies has 11 core faculty members and more than 130 affiliates from 40 departments, who teach over 227 undergraduate and graduate courses available to undergraduates in Latin American and Caribbean studies.

The Center for Latin American Studies offers a minor and undergraduate Certificate in Latin American Studies in conjunction with a bachelorís degree in the colleges of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Architecture, Business, Education, Fine Arts, Journalism, and others through special arrangement. A major is possible by acceptance into the Interdisciplinary Major Program of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

For more information visit, phone, or consult the Web site of the Center for Latin American Studies at 319 Grinter Hall, 392-0375. www.latam.ufl.edu, consult with the centerís undergraduate adviser, Cristina Espinosa (espinosa@latam.ufl.edu) and/or the undergraduate adviser representing Latin American Studies in many academic departments. For related study-abroad options, visit, phone, or consult the Web site of the International Center at 123 Grinter Hall, 392-5323, www.ufic.ufl.edu, and the study-abroad adviser, Dr. Martin McKellar (overseas@ufic.ufl.edu).

Also consult the course offerings of the various departments in this catalog as well as the undergraduate certificate handbook, and the Latin American and Caribbean area course listings compiled every term. These are available in 319 Grinter Hall and the course list is also posted on the Web site.

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