Bachelor's Level Programs
These degree programs are of particular interest at the bachelor's level:
- The Global Studies Program, which requires students to choose a concentration and a geographic region in which to become an expert, including the Americas. It connects this regional specialization to language training in (1) Global Development; (2) Global Peace and Conflict; or (3) Global Societies and Cultures
- The Development Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies majors are administered through the International & Area Studies Academic Program
- The Blum Center minor in Global Poverty and Practice, also administered by IASTP
- The Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Graduate Level Programs
There are several graduate programs of specific interest for students pursuing Latin American Studies as part of an M.A. or a Ph.D. including:
- Anthropology (Ph.D.)
- City and Regional Planning (Ph.D., M.C.P.)
- Development Practice (M.D.P)
- Environmental Health Sciences (Ph.D., M.S./Ph.D., M.S.)
- Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (Ph.D.)
- Ethnic Studies (Ph.D.)
- Folklore (M.A.)
- Geography (Ph.D.)
- Global Studies (M.A.)
- History (Ph.D.)
- Journalism (M.J.)
- Linguistics (Ph.D.)
- Political Science (Ph.D.)
- Public Health (M.P.H., Dr.P.H.)
- Public Policy (Ph.D., M.P.P.)
- Social Welfare (Ph.D., M.S.W., M.S.W/Ph.D.)
- Sociology (Ph.D.)
- Spanish and Portuguese (Ph.D.)
Students wishing to study at UC Berkeley must be admitted to a degree granting department, school, or program. The following links may be helpful:
- For graduate school information, contact the UC Berkeley Graduate Division
- For undergraduate admissions, contact the UC Berkeley Office of Undergraduate Admissions
- General admission information is available on the main Berkeley home page
- Foreign students may find further assistance at Berkeley International Office.
Education for the Greater CommunityThere are multiple ways for people not enrolled as a student in UC Berkeley to take courses at Cal.
- UC Extension has academic programs, certificate programs, and courses in a variety of subjects.
- The UC Berkeley Concurrent Enrollment program provides an opportunity to enroll in UC Berkeley campus courses on a space-available basis without formal admission to the University. Approval of class applications is at the sole discretion of the campus academic departments.
- Berkeley Summer Sessions enrollment is open to everyone, and offers more than 600 courses in a wide variety of disciplines each summer.