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Spanish, Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

Banner Code: 3_AAT_SPAN

Control Number: 33606

Financial Aid Eligible

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.

Associate Degrees for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) are open to all Coastline students. Students who do not plan on transferring to a California State University school should consult their Counselor regarding the benefits of an AA-T/AS-T degree based on their goals. Students earning an AA-T or AS-T and intending on transferring to a California State University school receive transfer admission benefits for specific majors at many California State University campuses. Visit the Transfer Information catalog page for more information.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

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

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

Associate Degree for Transfer Requirements

  1. Minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units. A minimum of 12 units must be in residence at Coastline College.
  2. Minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework.
  3. Completion of a minimum of 18 semester units in an Associate Degree for Transfer major as detailed in the catalog.
  4. Certified Completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth - Coastline’s Option 2 General Education pattern), OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC - Coastline Option 3 General Education pattern).
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
List A
HIST C115Latin American History and Culture3
or HIST C122 Chicano History
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 required units in the major.
Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Geography
Units Required for the Major21
CSU General Education or IGETC pattern:37-39
Transfer Electives as needed to reach 60 transferable units
Total Units60

Spanish ADT Program Map

This Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) program map is a recommended example of all major (program) requirements as well as general education requirements for two-year completion or transfer. This path may be altered to fit your individual academic needs. These two-year program maps were created by program faculty and counselors and demonstrate a recommended path to completion. Students are advised to meet with a Coastline Counselor for individualized program planning.

Your Path to Success

Follow this path to earn your ADT in Spanish in 2 years.

Don’t forget to consult a counselor for an education plan!

See a graphic of the Spanish Associate Degree for Transfer roadmap.

Course Title Units
1st Semester
ENGL C100Freshman Composition4
CMST C110Public Speaking3
SPAN C180Elementary Spanish 15
COUN C105Strategies for College Success3
2nd Semester
MATH C100Liberal Arts Mathematics3
ENGL C102Critical Reasoning, Reading, and Writing3
SPAN C185Elementary Spanish 25
HIST C175United States History since 18763
PSCI C180American Government3
3rd Semester
SOC C233Racial and Ethnic Relations in America3
SPAN C280Intermediate Spanish 14
GEOL C105General Geology3
GEOL C105LGeology Lab1
HIST C122Chicano History3
4th Semester
ART C105Introduction to Art3
MRSC C100Introduction to Marine Science3
PSYC C100Introduction to Psychology3
SPAN C285Intermediate Spanish 24