Degrees - Spanish

Spanish - Associate in Arts Degree in Spanish For Transfer

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The sequence of classes leading to the Associate in Arts in Spanish for Transfer Degree helps the students develop proficiency in Spanish and provides them with the intercultural sophistication necessary to function comfortably and effectively in a Spanish-speaking environment. Courses are designed to develop the students' speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills, as well as provide a general overview of Spanish-speaking cultures around the globe.

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Communicate in Spanish in a variety of real-world settings demonstrating the ability to read, write, speak, and listen with intermediate level fluency.
  • Demonstrate appreciation for cultural and global diversity in Spanish-speaking countries.

Requirements for the Major

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course ID Name Units
SPAN C160
OR
SPAN C180
OR
SPAN C180A
AND
SPAN C180B
Spanish for Spanish Speakers 1
OR
Elementary Spanish 1
OR
Elementary Spanish 1A
AND
Elementary Spanish 1B
5.0
SPAN C165
OR
SPAN C185
OR
SPAN C185A
AND
SPAN C185B
Spanish for Spanish Speakers 2
OR
Elementary Spanish 2
OR
Elementary Spanish 2A
AND
Elementary Spanish 2B
5.0
SPAN C280
OR
SPAN C280A
AND
SPAN C280B
Intermediate Spanish 1
OR
Intermediate Spanish 1A
AND
Intermediate Spanish 1B
4.0
SPAN C285
OR
SPAN C285A
AND
SPAN C285B
Intermediate Spanish 2
OR
Intermediate Spanish 2A
AND
Intermediate Spanish 2B
4.0
Subtotal 18.0

List A

Select one course:

Course ID Name Units
HIST C115 Latin American History and Culture 3.0
HIST C146 History of Mexico 3.0
Subtotal List A 3.0

Substitution Courses - Select as needed:

If a student places out of any core course(s) and is not awarded units for that course, the student will need to take additional units to compensate for the course/units required to reach at least 18 total units in the major.

Course ID Name Units
ANTH C100 Cultural Anthropology 3.0
GEOG C185 Cultural Geography 3.0
HIST C122 Chicano History 3.0
Total Required for the Major 21.0
Total for Degree 60.0

CSU General Education or IGETC pattern: 37-39 units

Transfer Electives as needed to reach 60 transferable units

Spanish - Associate of Arts Degree Major

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The Spanish major helps develop advanced proficiency in Spanish and provides students with intercultural sophistication to function comfortably and effectively in a Spanish-speaking environment. This major covers several of the aspects of written (grammar, word usage) and spoken (pronunciation and conversational style) Spanish that students will need to work toward fluency. Proficiency in Spanish can open up careers in international trade and politics or in helping other language communities in your area to receive full access to services and opportunities. Jobs open to language degree holders involve either interpretation (the spoken word) or translation (written documents).

PROGRAM LEVEL STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate appropriate level written and spoken fluency in the language.
  • Demonstrate understanding and respect for the cultural and global diversity in the Spanish-speaking countries.

Requirements for the Major

All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Students will complete all of the following:

Course Units
SPAN C180
(or C180A and C180B) Elementary Spanish 1
5.0
SPAN C185
(or C185A and C185B) Elementary Spanish 2
5.0
SPAN C280
(or C280A and C280B) Intermediate Spanish 1
4.0
SPAN C285
(or C285A and C285B) Intermediate Spanish 2
4.0
Subtotal for Major 18.0
Total for Degree 60.0

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Use the link below to view Coastline Community Colleges Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure for this program. These reports provide you, the student, with important information regarding the costs, benefits, and potential employment options of our degree and certificate programs.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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