Academic Catalogs

Spanish, Associate of Arts Degree

Banner Code: 3_AA_SPAN

Control Number: 18223

Financial Aid Eligible

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:

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

Review Graduation Requirements and General Education

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
SPAN C180Elementary Spanish 15
or SPAN C180A
Elementary Spanish 1A
and Elementary Spanish 1B
SPAN C185Elementary Spanish 25
or SPAN C185A
Elementary Spanish 2A
and Elementary Spanish 2B
SPAN C280Intermediate Spanish 14
SPAN C285Intermediate Spanish 24
Units Required for Major18
Local General Education, CSU General Education, or IGETC patternVaries
Electives to satisfy unit requirementVaries
Total Units60