Undergraduate Certificate

Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Certificate Students play a pivotal role in the development of the scholarly study of the Chican@ and Latin@ population, which is now the largest minority group and the fastest growing population in the United States. CLSP Certificate students produce scholarship and expressive culture that exemplifies the Wisconsin Idea: academic excellence, civic engagement, and diversity.

Requirements for a Certificate in Chican@ & Latin@ Studies

Completion of the certificate requires a minimum of 15 credit hours in courses originating from or cross-listed with the Chican@ & Latin@ Studies Program.  A maximum of three credits earned through a directed study course (CHICLA 699) can count toward the certificate.  A minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 is required with the Chican@ & Latin@ Studies certificate.

  1. CLS 201, Introduction to Chican@ and Latin@ Studies (required);
  2. One other introductory course (CHICLA 102 or any CHICLA 200 numbered course);
  3. At least 9 credits of advanced courses (Any CHICLA course numbered over 300, HDFS 474, History 408 or Political Science/History 422

See the Course Guide for more information about the requirements and a list of courses that fulfill them.