The Certificate in Inter-American Studies is an innovative program that seeks to educate leaders who are knowledgeable about society, history, culture, languages, government, and business between the United States, Canada, and Mexico in order to improve their ability to be successful in a number of major fields that deal with these countries including trade, conflict, resolution, cultural exchanges, hemispheric security, environmental and health threats, agriculture, access to water, Cuba, immigration and migration, drug trafficking, human rights, democratic institutions, media, public opinion, and labor. It also aims to familiarize students with the tri-lingual and tri-cultural nature of the United States, Canada, and Mexico with the aim of improving their ability to manage or work for firms or government agencies that deal with these countries.
Enrollment is open to all majors and post-baccalaureate students who satisfy individual course prerequisites and who are in good academic standing at Texas State. The certificate requires 18 hours that may be accommodated within the hours required in the undergraduate curriculum for most majors.
To enroll in the Inter-American Studies Certificate, please complete and return the Application to the Center for International Studies in Lampasas 503.
The Certificate in Southeast Asian Studies is an undergraduate program of study that concentrates on Southeast Asia and offers students a credential to show that they have an academic specialization on the ASEAN Bloc.
Enrollment is open to all majors and post-baccalaureate students who satisfy individual prerequisites and who are in good academic standing at Texas State. The Certificate consists of 18 hours of course work, including three core courses, and three elective courses. In addition to the courses in the Certificate program, other courses on Asia that relate to Southeast Asia are offered in the Departments of Modern Languages, History, and Political Science.
To enroll in the Southeast Asian certificate, please complete and return the Application to the our office.