Undergraduate

Certificates

 

The University of South Florida offers a number of interdisciplinary undergraduate certificates that can enhance your education and résumé. The list below includes those certificates that have special relevance to the Department of History. A full list of all undergraduate certificates is accessible here.

Certificate in Food Studies

The Certificate in Food Studies is designed for majors in any field who wish to gain an interdisciplinary knowledge of the social, cultural, anthropological, historical and philosophical study of the production, consumption, and representations of food. Food Studies is a growing field that offers students the opportunity to be genuinely interdisciplinary in their methodological approach while studying a subject that is of tremendous social, personal, ethical, environmental and global significance. The certificate requires a total of 12 credit hours. Detailed requirements for the Certificate in Food studies can be found here.  

CERTIFICATE IN ITALIAN STUDIES

The certificate will encompass courses in several departments in two colleges. The majority of courses will focus on the study of history and culture of the people who inhabit or originated from the Italian peninsula and the islands of Sardinia and Sicily from pre-historic times to the present. In addition, however, offerings will also focus on the Italian diaspora with specific reference to the experiences of people of Italian descent in the many nations in which they settled from the early 19th century to the present. Detailed requirements for the Certificate in Italian Studies can be found here.  

Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies for students who wish to gain an intensive multi-disciplinary understanding of this important area, and have that knowledge formally recognized in their academic record. This program is open to all USF majors of all colleges. Detailed requirements for the Certificate in Latin American and Caribbean Studies studies can be found here

Certificate in Modern Western European Studies

The College of Arts and Sciences offers this certificate through the collaboration of the Departments of English, Geography, History, Humanities and Cultural Studies, Government and International Affairs, World Languages, and Philosophy. It is designed for majors in any field who wish to gain a multi-disciplinary understanding of a part of the world that has shaped much of our civilization and holds great significance for Americans in the present and the future. Detailed requirements for the Certificate in Modern Western European Studies can be found here

Certificate in Russian Studies

This certificate is designed for majors in any field who wish to enhance their understanding of the peoples and cultures of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. The College of Arts and Sciences offers this certificate through the collaboration of the Department of World Languages, Government, and International Affairs, and History. Courses from other departments may count if their subject matter has significant Russian or Eurasian content. Detailed requirements for the Certificate in Russian Studies can be found here.