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Certificate Programs

Certificate in New Mexican Cultural Landscapes


The certificate in New Mexican Cultural Landscapes is suited for UNM degree-seeking students who are interested in pursuing a special focus in New Mexican cultural landscapes. The certificate is also available to individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and understanding of New Mexican populations in the United States. Additional credit hour requirements exist for those not pursuing a degree.

Certificate Requirements

A minimum of 15 credit hours for UNM degree-seeking students*, selected from the following:

  • CCS 342, 372, 374; ANTH 337; AMST 360; HIST 260, 463; POLS 301; SPAN 371, 375, 479, SOC 326.

*As per UNM guidelines, students pursuing the certificate in New Mexican Cultural Landscapes must earn a total of 30 credit hours of college credit.

Certificate in Transnational Latino Studies (offered online)

The certificate in Transnational Latino Studies is suited for UNM degree-seeking students who are interested in pursuing a special focus in transnational or transborder latino studies. The certificate is also available to individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge and understanding of Chicano and Latino populations in the United States. Additional credit hour requirements exist for those not pursuing a degree.

Certificate Requirements

A minimum of 15 credit hours for UNM degree-seeking students*, including the following:

Select 3 credit hours from each of the following area:

  • Introductory Studies: CCS 109, 201
  • Globalization: CCS 310, *460
  • Gender and Expressive Culture: CCS 331, 364, 365

Select 6 credit hours from the following area:

  • Community Studies: CCS 384, 351 (up to 6 credit hours), 393

*As per UNM guidelines, students pursuing the certificate in Transnational Latino Studies must earn a total of 30 credit hours of college credit.