Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Slippery Rock University

Latin American Studies, Certificate

Curriculum Guide

GPA Requirement

Certificate GPA: 2.0 or higher

Certificate Requirements

  • Please Note: Based on the Placement Test administered by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures, a student may exempt any or all of the courses at the 100 and 200 levels.
Required Courses
Select three of the following:15
U.S. Latino Cultures 1
The Civilization of Spanish America: Precolumbian to 19th Century 1
Latin American Today 1
U.S. Latino/a Literatures
Spanish American Literature - 19th Century to Present 1
Exploring Latin American Cultures through Media 1
Latin America and the Caribbean
Latin America to 1830
Latin America Since 1830
Total Hours15

A grade of “C” or better is required.


Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

This program is effective as of Spring 2019
Revised 10-2019